Expo Line Junction Design Flaw Prompts Inspection Order

The junction has presented significant safety issues and requires a special inspection program because of subsequent 'non-standard' repairs, the state regulator says.State safety regulators have ordered stringent inspections of a downtown Los Angeles rail junction for the newly opened Expo Line because of a serious design flaw that poses an increased risk of train derailments.

Topics:  los angeles   expo line   junction   inspection   order   design flaw   safety   
BING NEWS:
  • Metro chief asks inspector general to probe Expo Line problem
    Since June 2010, Metro, the California Public Utilities Commission and the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority have been trying to eliminate a flaw ... inspection program imposed by the PUC and having trains slow down as they go through the junction.
    07/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Expo Junction Built With Flaw But Metro Says It's Under Control
    which is building the line to Santa Monica, welded more steel to the rail to fix the problem, but wheel and track wear persisted until last summer. Metro says the problem is now fixed, but Expo's rail manufacturer still believes the junction needs to be ...
    05/21/2012 - 10:24 am | View Link
  • Expo Line junction design flaw prompts inspection order
    State safety regulators have ordered stringent inspections of a downtown Los Angeles rail junction for the newly opened Expo Line because of a serious design flaw that poses an increased risk of train derailments. Officials of the Los Angeles County ...
    05/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Penistone rail accidents
    1 Cattle Drover's Neglect, 1845; 2 The Bullhouse Bridge Accident, 1884; 3 The Barnsley Junction Accident, 1885; 4 The Huddersfield Junction Accident, 1889
    07/21/2014 - 7:46 pm | View Website
  • Cswip 2009
    Cswip 2009 Document Transcript. TWI WIS 5 Course WELDING INSPECTION of STEELS Section Title 1) Duties & Responsibilities 2) Welding Terms & Definitions 3) Welding ...
    07/21/2014 - 6:49 pm | View Website
  • Aviation Jobs at LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions
    Responsible for overseeing and performing scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance; inspections and corrosion control of aircraft components, airframe and ...
    07/21/2014 - 5:16 pm | View Website
  • REMSA Home
    Directory Category(s): Bridge design and building, Bridge inspection, Catenary design, construction, maintenance, Consultants, Crossing protection, Crossing signals ...
    07/21/2014 - 9:45 am | View Website
  • Inspection Handbook
    Southern Area Corrosion Control & Inspection Division. INSPECTOR’S HANDBOOK Published: First Draft: Final Proof: July 18, 1999. September 8, 1999
    07/20/2014 - 9:27 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News