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Railroad Day of Training: RR-101 & Responding to Railroad Emergencies

Training Event


5 Holmes Place
Norfolk Southern Railyard
Binghamton NY 13903

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RR-101 & Responding to Railroad Emergencies

This 2-in-1 course will provide training as shown below:

Attendee Level


 Emergency responders should attend including fire departments, law enforcement, emergency medical services, hazmat response teams, emergency management personnel, military, homeland security

Event Focus

Railroad 101: 

  • Introduction to Railroad Ops. 
  • Safety Around the Railroad 
  • Rail Car ID & Tank Car Anatomy 
  • Locomotive Components 
  • Rail Shipping Documents 
  • Railroad Emergency Procedures

Responding to Railroad Emergencies:

  •  D.E.C.I.D.E. Process 
  • Site Assessment & Safety 
  • Response Objectives & Tactics 
  • Develop & Execute the Plan 
  • Offensive Tactics Instruction

Important Details

Required Safety Gear: Enter all required safety gear {e.g. Safety vest, hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, long pants, and steel toe or composite toe boots}


Be at the site by {TIME} 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.


Scott Gould
Norfolk Southern Corporation

1800 Round Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

Mobile  717-461-6069