Rail Mean Distance Between Failures
Definition: Measures the mean distance (rail car miles) between
mechanical failures reportable to National Transit Database, i.e.,
those precluding a rail car from completing its trip or
starting its next scheduled trip.
Performance (October 2019):
In October, met the Target; the actual being 24,320 rail car miles - an increase of 9,182 miles compared to that in September. ATC, doors and friction brake systems continue to malfunction most frequently.