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Fundamentals of Railway Train Control and Signaling

Upcoming Dates
  • Sep. 13-14, 2022 (C639)
    Madison, WI or Live Online
    $1,195
Learn the fundamentals of today’s railway train control and signaling systems, such as Positive Train Control (PTC), along with the latest best practices and technologies. While you should already have a good understanding of PTC, you will learn more about why Positive Train Control is required, the base operating principles of Positive Train Control, and how to implement it. By knowing how train control and signaling systems are designed and operated, you will be able to increase railway capacity, reliability, and safety.
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Discipline: Electrical
RA00549

Fundamentals of Railway Bridge Engineering and Management

Upcoming Dates
  • Oct. 12-13, 2022 (C653)
    Madison, WI or Live Online
    $1,195
Learn about basic railway bridge engineering and design under the AREMA Manual for Railway Engineering, and the latest design procedures, materials, and methods used in current railway bridge engineering practice. You will also learn the requirements for compliance with FRA 237, including bridge ratings and bridge management. Additionally, the course will include a special section on drone bridge inspections.
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RA00550

Emergency Railroad Bridge Inspections

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  • Start Anytime
    Online Anytime
    $395
Emergency railroad bridge incidents happen without warning, often far from the railroad bridge inspector's home base and at unusual hours. This course makes it possible for a broad range of highly capable employees to act as competent observers, so they can relay critical information to an offsite railroad bridge expert. Frontline MOW employees, managers, consultants, and individuals involved with railroad infrastructure and security can all benefit from this short online course that introduces you to the technical, procedural, and safety aspects of emergency railroad bridge inspection.
RA01658

Introduction to Traction Power and OCS Systems

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  • Start Anytime
    Online Anytime
    $295
This course will provide an introduction of typical light rail and commuter rail traction power systems. A great introduction for those new to the topic and also for those who will be taking the full 2-day Fundamentals of Traction Power Systems and Overhead Contact Systems course. This is a recorded on-demand on-line course. You will receive course material and access to the instructor for follow-up questions. You will also receive 2 PDH’s (Professional Development Hours) and a certificate of course completion.
RA01727

CWR and Thermal Forces Workshop

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  • Not scheduled at this time. Click the course title for program description and contact information.
Gain a working knowledge of CWR and learn how to calculate the thermal forces and internal forces associated with the installation of CWR. Understand the proper procedure for thermal adjusting and maintaining neutral temperature, and learn about flash butt and thermite welds, CWR maintenance, replacing rail, and FRA regulations.
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RA01302

Fundamentals of Electric Rail Vehicle Systems Design, Procurement, Operations, and Maintenance

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  • Not scheduled at this time. Click the course title for program description and contact information.
Electric rail vehicles consist of a complex system of electrical, mechanical, and structural components.  This course will help you effectively design, procure, operate, and maintain a fleet of electric light rail, heavy rail, and/or commuter rail vehicles. NOTE: The February 2022 offering of this course is being offered in four 4-hour modules in a live online format Monday, February 14th thru Thursday, February 17th from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM Central Time each day. Details on how to access the course will be sent with registration confirmation. No software is required to participate in the online course. The course is accessed via your internet browser.
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Discipline: Electrical
RA01521
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