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BNSF Railway Train Derailment and Subsequent Train Collision, Release of Hazardous Materials, and Fire. December 30, 2013
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Board Meeting : BNSF Railway Train Derailment and Subsequent Train Collision, Release of Hazardous Materials, and Fire. December 30, 2013
NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center
2/7/2017 9:30 AM

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.

Abstract

Presentations:

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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