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Rail

FACTOR provides advanced safety and security risk management services to the global rail industry. From the development of methods and technologies to ensure the safe movement of dangerous cargo to building the systems that enable the rail industry to better share information about potential security threats, FACTOR is a leading provider of specialized risk management services for railroads worldwide. With an experienced staff of technical consultants, compliance experts, and sophisticated rail software developers, FACTOR implements advanced risk-based decision-making concepts to help the leading rail operators minimize their exposure and potential consequences of adverse events. Our specialized set of capabilities and services for rail include:

  • Rail Corridor Risk Management System (RCRMS) Implementation
  • Route risk assessment for TIH, Explosive, Radiological, and Flammable shipments
  • Network Safety Management Systems (NSMS) for addressing complex and system-level risks
  • Risk mitigation strategies development and ROI analysis for safety investments
  • Rail network GIS data development and management
  • Emergency response planning and mitigation assessment 
  • Risk communication and visualization
  • Hazmat safety and security compliance support
  • Canadian ministerial orders and emergency directives
  • US Federal and State rules and emergency orders 
  • State and Federal voluntary agreements
  • Hazmat security plans and Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAPs)
  • Implementing systems to comply with new regulations and auditing
  • Enforcement inspection support for risk-based rules and regulations 
  • Compliance readiness and mock audits to stay ahead of regulators
  • Commodity flow data analysis
  • Infrastructure and response data analysis
  • Security incident data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Custom GIS and advanced information system development

Managing Railroad Safety and Security

Railroad Network Safety and Business Intelligence System for Hazardous Materials

Rail Network Safety Management Systems

Leading An Industry to Safer, More Secure Routes

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