New study calls for multiple person train crews

Published: September 16, 2015

Aii report_small“Back on Track: Bringing Rail Safety to the 21st Century,” is a study conducted by the Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (Aii) on opportunities that are currently available to enhance rail transportation safety in the United States. 

The study, which focuses largely on crude oil and hazardous shipments, gives real-world solutions that are intended to prevent accidents, rather than mitigate them. Included in that study is a recommendation for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to require two-person crews (see page 14). 

To view the report in its entirety, click here