Skip to main content

Railroad 101 - Tuscaloosa, Alabama


Alabama Fire College Campus
2501 Phoenix Drive
Tuscaloosa AL 35405

Open in Google Maps


  1. to


If you do not receive your confirmation email, please check your spam filter. If the confirmation email is not located in your spam filter, please reach out to your IT department to ensure emails can be received from


Training includes:

  • This class is a Railroad 101. The primary goal is to train emergency responders how to safely respond within the railroad right of way.
  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event

Attendee Level

  • Hazmat technician/specialist
  • First responders
  • Anyone interested in learning more about this topic
  • Basic/Introduction
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Rail Safety


Classroom Sessions includes:

  • Safety on Railroad Property
  • Rail Shipping Documents
  • Rail Equipment Identification
  • Rail Tank Cars
  • Flammable Liquid Unit Trains
  • Incident Response Procedures
  • Working with Railroad Officials
  • Reference Sources for Rail Incidents
    • AskRail Mobile App
    • Rail Crossing Locator
    • Others


Important Details

Be at the site by 1730 for registration. Depending on registration and training needs, the training schedule may be adjusted prior to event.

Registration will remain open until after the event. Walk-ins are welcome to register on-site at the training event, however we strongly encourage pre-registration.


Glen Rudner
Norfolk Southern Corporation

1400 Norfolk Southern Drive S.
Birmingham AL 35210

Phone  205-451-4787
Mobile  205-937–4104