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Metra Train Crossing Gate Failure - Railroad Expert Interviewed by NBC News

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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When a railroad crossing gate failed to lower in time and a police car had to swerve at the last second to avoid being struck by an oncoming suburban train, reporter Chris Hush of NBC 5 Chicago…

Hoboken Train Crash - Railroad Engineer Interviewed by Fox News

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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Railroad Engineering Expert, Gus Ubaldi, P.E. was interviewed by Fox News shortly after the tragic crash that occurred in Hoboken on September 29, 2016. On the page below we provide the video from the…

Fatal Train Collision - Expert Discusses Grade Crossing Standards with PennLive

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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Augustine Ubaldi, P.E. was interviewed on September 8, 2016 to discuss standards relevant to railroad crossings. The discussion surrounded a tragic event in which a young mother was killed in a…

Railroad Track Switch Injury

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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In a recent case, Railroad Engineering Expert, Gus Ubaldi, P.E. was retained to investigate a matter in which a railroad employee was injured when a switch he was operating struck him in the face. We…

Philadelphia Amtrak Crash - Railroad Expert Interviewed by Fox News

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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Railroad engineering expert, Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E., was interviewed by Gretchen Carlson in the days following the Philadelphia Amtrak disaster. Railroad Controls & Safety Mechanisms Explained…

DC Metro Smoke Incident - Railroad Engineering Expert Interviewed by MSNBC

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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Railroad Engineering Expert, Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E. was interviewed by MSNBC in connection with the January 12th incident in which one passenger was killed and many hurt when smoke filled a…

Railroad Track Worker Safety

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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In this article, railroad engineer, Gus Ubaldi, P.E., discusses railroad track worker safety and a recent NTSB report. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a special…

Airport Engineering Covering Issues in Airport Expansion

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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In this document, airport engineer Gus Ubaldi, P.E., provides an introduction to common issues that arise in airport expansions along with insight from his decades of experience. Airport Engineering -…

Airport Expansion: Overview of Issues from an Airport Engineer

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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In this document, our resident airport engineer, Gus Ubaldi, P.E., provides an introduction to some of the common issues that arise in airport expansion disputes along with insight from his decades of…

Lac-M├ęgantic Rail Disaster - Railroad Engineer Interviewed by Al Jazeera

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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Shortly following the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster in Quebec, Canada, Railroad Engineering Expert, Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E. was interviewed by Al Jazeera. Video courtesy of Al Jazeera At the…

Manual Turnout Switch Machine Lever Injury Investigation

By Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E.
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Railroad engineering expert, Augustine F. Ubaldi, P.E., was retained to determine if the railroad’s actions or omissions created an unreasonably dangerous condition that was the cause of the…