WIT Press


Railway Safety And The Train Driver Information Environment

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR001021

Volume

50

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

1,193 kb

Author(s)

L. Kecklund, M. Ingre, G. Kecklund, M. Soderstrom, T. Akerstedt, E. Lindberg, A. Jansson, E. Olsson, B. Sandblad & P. Almqvist

Abstract

Railway safety and the train driver information environment L.Keckhmd*, M. Ingre^, G. Keckluncf, M. Soderstrom^, T. Akerstedt^, E. Lindbergh A. JanssoiA E. Olssont B. Sandblad*, P. Almqvist^ ^ Swedish National Rail Administration, Technical Department, Sweden ^National Institute for Psychosocial factors and Health, Sweden ^Department of education and psychology, Linkoping University, Sweden. * Department of Human-Computer Interaction, Uppsala University, Sweden. * Swedish State Railways, Sweden. Abstract The TRAIN project investigates traffic safety related risks, focusing in particular on the train driver work situation, use of information but also on the supporting safety organisation. It is an on-going project funded and managed by Swedish National Rail Administration and carried out by independent researchers. The project provides a multi-disciplinary investigation using task and ergonomic analyses, usability evaluation of the ATC system and analyses of stress, mental work

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