The National Transporation Safety Board met to consider the Railroad Accident Report: BNSF Railway Train Derailment and Subsequent Train Collision, Release of Hazardous Materials, and Fire, December 30, 2013.
Opening Statement - Chairman Christopher A. Hart
Accident Overview - R. A. Hipskind, Investigator-in-Charge Presentation
BNSF Railway Train Derailment and Subsequent Train Collision - Video on YouTube
Freight Car Axle Manufacturing Requirements - Michael Hiller- Michael Hiller
Grain Car Axle Failure Analysis - Erik Mueller, Ph.D., P.E.- Erik Mueller, Ph.D., P.E.
Grain Car Axle Stress Analysis - Xiaohu Liu, Ph.D., P.E.- Xiaohu Liu, Ph.D., P.E.
Hazardous Materials Safety Issues - Paul L. Stancil- Paul L. Stancil
Train Braking Simulation Study Conventional Pneumatic, Trailing Distributed Power Pneumatic, and Electronically-Controlled Pneumatic Brake System Performance - Kevin J. Renze, Ph.D.
Closing Statement - Chairman Christopher A. Hart
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