Amtrak & Railroad Safety Training: Passenger Train Emergency Response
Thu, 2018-03-22 18:30 - 22:30
This activity closed on March 22nd, 2018 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Program Description 

This program will address passenger train emergency response and a number of topics related to such an event including:

  • Railroad Right of Way Dangers and Safety Concerns
  • Mainline Switches are remotely controlled
  • Passenger and Freigh Railroad relationships
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Average frequency of Passenger and Freight Train Maps and Schedules
  • Railroad Mileposts, Signal Crossings, Flagging Distances, Bungalows
  • Access points to the railroad; secondary access points
  • Passenger loads
  • Train speeds
  • Train Crew Orientations
  • Challenges of extraction
  • Trespassing on Railroad Property
  • Bent Rail
  • Pre-Planning
  • Pneumatic and Electrical hazards
  • Equipment diagrams
  • Tunnel and Bridge Pre-Plannings
  • Environmental Issues

Target audience

  • Firefighters
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Coroners
  • Emergency Managers
  • Dispatchers
  • Hazardous Materials Personnel
  • Emergency Medical Service Personnel
  • Technical Rescue Personnel
  • Hospital & Healthcare Personnel
  • Any other personnel who may respond to or be involved in an Amtrak Emergency

Location

Chester County Public Safety Training Center
137 Modena Rd
Coatesville, PA 19320
United States

Course details

  • Event starts: Thu, Mar 22 2018 - 6:30 pm
  • Event ends: Thu, Mar 22 2018 - 10:30 pm
  • Course opens: Thu, Jan 18 2018
  • Course expires: Thu, Mar 22 2018
  • Cost: $0.00