Expansion of AskRail program to include short line railroads

This project will integrate short line railroad commodity and consist information currently on Wabtec with the Class I rail data on the AskRail system. This integration will provide train consist data for both systems and allow first responders to see the entire train after entering one car number.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157720


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $309522
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

  • Managing Organizations:


    Cary, NC  United States  27513-2125
  • Project Managers:

    Falat, Lad

  • Start Date: 20200601
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220331
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Hazmat Safety
  • Subprogram: Risk Mitigation

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01865624
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 28 2022 2:19PM