Train or bus trip halted in the midst of a run.
Service reliability measured from the customer’s perspective at random spots along a route.
A device that transforms the format of the supplied data into the format required for transmission.
A technique used to protect computerized information by coding the data in such a manner that it is unintelligible to the reader.
Commitments related to unperformed contracts for goods or services. A purchase order is the most common encumbrance.
Specifications that require the contractor to take the entire responsibility for supplying a product or an item of construction. The transportation agency’s responsibility is to either accept or reject the final product or to apply a pay adjustment commensurate with…
To apply electrical power.
Electrical apparatus, wires, cable, switches and motors which are connected to an electrical power source and are always considered “energized.”
Generally used interchangeably with the word locomotive. Under the rules, an engine (as opposed to a train, which must be authorized by the dispatcher) may occupy the line.
A person who operates a locomotive.