People and Rail Systems: Human Factors at the Heart of the Railway

This book brings together a broad range of academics and practitioners from around the world to share their expertise and experience on rail human factors. The content is both comprehensive and cutting-edge, featuring more than 55 chapters addressing the following topics: passengers and public; driver performance and workload; driving and cognition; train cab and interfaces: simulation and design; routes, signage, signals and drivability; signaling and control of the railway; planning for the railway; engineering work and maintenance; level crossings; accidents and safety; human error and human reliability; SPADs: signals passed at danger; human factors integration and standards; impairments to performance; and staff competencies and training. "People and Rail Systems" is invaluable for all those concerned with making railways safer, more reliable, of higher quality and more efficient.

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    Ashgate Publishing Company

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    Burlington, VT  United States  05401-3818
  • Publication Date: 2007-8


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: 632p

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  • Accession Number: 01091887
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780754671848
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 22 2008 4:32PM