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Technical Review

JR EAST Technical Review
37: R&D for Heightening Safety and Peace of Mind

We published this JR East Technical Review to provide information of our R&D. We expect more people be informed about the characteristics of our R&D, and thereby to encourage people to suggest how the progress can be made if new technologies are applied at our R&D efforts.
Special feature article
On Safety, Transport Stability and Passengers' Peace of Mind

Komatsubara Akinori
Professor, Waseda University
Efforts to Improve Safety Level According to “Group Safety Plan 2018”

Takashi Hirokawa
Transport Safety Department in East Japan Railway Company
Interpretive article
Efforts at the Safety Research Laboratory

Ikuo Shirai
Principal Chief Researcher,
Safety Research Laboratory,
Research and Development Center of JR East Group
Special edition paper
Development of Diagnostic Tool for Safety Traits

Koryu Yamamoto, Midori Inaba, Masato Kuratani, Hiroaki Sato, Ikuo Shirai,
Yuichi Takeda and Ken Kusukami
An Approach to a Safety Portal Site to Promote Exchange and Practical Application of Information Among Employees

Takashi Enomoto, Koryu Yamamoto, Takashi Imaizumi, Ikuo Shirai,
Yuichi Takeda and Ken Kusukami
The Impact of Accidents and Incidents on Perception of Safety

Jun Onodera and Ikuo Shirai
Development of a Train Approach Alarm System using GPS

Toshinobu Sakamoto, Tooru Gochou and Atsushi Sasaki
Development of Road-rail Vehicle Mistaken Entry Detection System Utilizing High-precision GPS

Takuya Teshirogi, Wataru Tokunaga, Satoru Harada and Jun Yagi
Analysis of Train Derailment in Collision with a Road-Rail Vehicle in the Station Yard of Kawasaki Station

Hitoshi Iijima, Kousuke Suzuki, Hisashi Yoshida and Youichi Yasuda
Development of a Method that Enables Liquid Penetrant Inspection Even in Wet Weather

Shinya Nakamura and Hidetoshi Takahashi
Development and Installation of Rail Rollover Prevention Device for Ballasted Track as a Shinkansen Earthquake Derailment Countermeasure

Marika Itakura, Takao Kumamura and Toshiyuki Konishi
Research for Prolonged Life of Galvanized Steel Railway Electrification Infrastructure

Masahiko Honda and Takeshi Kurokawa
Development of the Optimal Charge and Discharge Control Method for Diesel Hybrid Trains under High Operational Load

Atsutoshi Takakusaki, Hideki Sonoda and Yoichi Kouno
Research on the Effect of Human Factors Education Program Featuring Experiences with Process by which SPADs Occur in Simulation

Masaaki Ikeno, Masaru Amakusa, Ikuo Shirai, Yuichi Takeda and Ken Kusukami