In worldwide Railways the contribution of the FACTOR HUMAN ERROR and HUMAN FALLIBILITY on unwanted bad Railway Events is still in the range of 30 to 40 %. The fundamental attribution ERROR is basic to the HUMAN ERROR. It should be the aim of all operators to reduce this contribution on the way of an […]
Month: June 2016
Normal Speed, Higher-Speed, Semi-High Speed and High-Speed in India
The question is if it will be prudent to invest capital in new dedicated HIGH-SPEED LINES for 200-300 kmph, which have to be built in Standard 1.435 m Gauge and not in Indian Broad Gauge, since worldwide no specific High Speed Train Technology had yet been developed for the Indian or Iberian Broad Gauge, this […]
Indian Railway Tracks – a Track Engineering Compendium
This collection of chapters is based on a revision of the drafts of J.S. Mundrey, Rail Consult India, for the forthcoming 5th Edition of RAILWAY TRACK ENGINEERING. Read more>>
Hello Railway World of Enthusiast in Railway Technologies!
In the 1980-ties I started to write periodically feature articles for Sri Lankan Newspapers on Rail-Track Technology & Engineering and on Safe Train Operation. Those articled dealt with Sri Lanka Railways specific problems and shortcomings. Over the years the circle of the clients in Austria, Sri Lanka, India, Australia and Iran interested in my technical […]