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Norfolk Southern Safety Train


3208 S 18th St
Lafayette IN 47909

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Training includes:

  • Classroom Instruction
  • Hands on Instruction: Tank cars, Valves, Fittings, and Locomotive

Attendee Level

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

Event Focus

Featured topics:

  • Hazmat
  • Rail Safety
  • Tank Car Anatomy
  • Leak Mitigation & Capping Kits
  • Emergency Response
  • Locomotives


  • Safety Around the Railroad
  • Understanding Rail Shipping Documents
  • Tank Car Identification
  • Tank Car Valves & Fittings
  • Locomotive Emergencies
  • Responding to Railroad Emergencies
  • AskRail Mobile App


Important Details

Participants should bring sturdy leather work boots with a defined heel.
No open-toe footwear permitted.
Bring additional PPE as required by your employer.

Be at the site by start of class 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.


Brian Shanks
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Phone  (574) 229-2868
Brian Shanks
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Phone  (574) 229-2868