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Responding to Railroad Incidents


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Madison AL 35758

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Training includes:

  • This 4 hour session covers safety when responding to Locomotive fires and incidents involving tank cars. Additionally during the program locomotive and tank car design and safety considerations are discussed.

Attendee Level

  • Hazmat technician/specialist
  • First responders

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Design of Locomotives
  • Locomotive Fires
  • Other Fire Situations
  • Tank car design
  • Tank Car Identification


Classroom Sessions

Session 1: During the first two hour block we will discuss the design and features of locomotives as well as responder safety during response to locomotive fires. We will also discuss other fires that may be encountered by emergency responders

Session 2: During this block we will discuss the design and construction features of Tank cars. Additionally we will discuss the types of tanks cars, safety features and other features of tank cars.





Important Details


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.


  • Norfolk Southern Corporation


Cristofer Burch
Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern Corporation
1400 Norfolk Southern Dr
Birmingham AL 35210

Mobile  217-420-0139

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