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Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety

Upcoming Dates
  • Feb. 1-4, 2022 (C499)
    Live Online
    $1,099
Reducing train-vehicle collisions and pedestrian deaths from train accidents is a goal every railroad and road authority should try to reach. In this course, you will learn the basic principles of highway-rail crossing safety and how to apply them to new and existing projects to avoid accidents. NOTE: The February 2022 offering of this course is being offered in four 4-hour modules in a live online format Tuesday, February 1st thru Friday February 4th from 10:30 AM to 2:30 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.
Customizable
RA00344

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

Upcoming Dates
  • Feb. 14-17, 2022 (C500)
    Live Online
    $1,190
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.
Customizable
Discipline: Electrical
RA01521

Fundamentals of Traction Power Systems and Overhead Contact Systems

Upcoming Dates
  • Apr. 11-12, 2022 (C540)
    Madison, WI or Live Online
    $1,295
This course will introduce many of the fundamentals that are the foundation of rail traction power and overhead contact systems. If you work in this area or need to understand the concepts related to electrically powered rail systems, this is the course for you.
Customizable
Discipline: Electrical
RA01357

Emergency Railroad Bridge Inspections

Upcoming Dates
  • 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

Upcoming Dates
  • 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.
Customizable
RA01302

Fundamentals of Railroad Bridge Inspection

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Learn the fundamentals of railroad bridge inspection and its necessities to ensure railroad workers and passengers are safe. If you’re already working as an inspector, or you’re aspiring to become one, this all-new course will help you learn and apply the latest best practices and techniques. You’ll also learn how to write reports and ensure your activities are compliant with FRA 214 and FRA 237.
Customizable
RA01502
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