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Railroading 101

Location

6320 Som Center Road
Solon OH 44139

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Sessions

TBD

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Overview

Training includes:

         

  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the even
  • Classroom Instruction

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
  • Emergency Response
  • Air Monitoring
  • Locomotives

Description

Classroom Sessions

Learn about railroad operations, hazards, and safety rules. Rail hazmat safety and emergency response procedures are reviewed.

Learn about the anatomy of general service and pressure tank cars including protective housings, valves and fittings, truck components, safety appliances, jacket, shell and head construction, placards and markings.

Learn about potential leak scenarios for chlorine rail tank car valves and fittings and how to mitigate those leaks. Install the Emergency Kit "C" on chlorine tank car valve arrangements for standard and next generation (dual valve system) assemblies.

 

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.

Sponsors

  • Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway

Contacts

John Vergis
Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway

100 East First Street
Brewster OH 44613

Phone  330-767-7280
Mobile  330-704-9553
jvergis@wlerwy.com
John Vergis
Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway

100 East First Street
Brewster OH 44613

Phone  330-767-7280
Mobile  330-704-9553
jvergis@wlerwy.com