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Rail Safety and Emergency Response Training


400. Arch Street.
Williamsport PA 17701

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Training includes:

*Safety Around the Railroad

*Understanding Rail Shipping Documents

*Tank Car Identification

*Tank Car Valves & Fittings

*Locomotive Emergencies

*Responding to Railroad Emergencies

*AskRail Mobile App


Attendee Level

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

Event Focus

Rail Safety and Emergency Response Training for:

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


Classroom Sessions

Rail Safety & Emergency Response Training

WHEN:  June 28-30, 2022:  4-Hour Classes repeated multiple times

  Tuesday: 8:30am - 12:30pm &  6:00pm - 10:00pm

  Wednesday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm & 6:00pm - 10:00pm

  Thursday: 8:30am – 12:30pm

WHERE:  400 Arch Street, Williamsport, PA 17701


REGISTRATION:  Register as a group or individually online at TRANSCAER | Hazmat Training Events


Important Details

Required Safety Gear: 

Participants should bring sturdy leather work boots with a defined heel.

No open-toe footwear permitted.

Bring additional PPE as required by your employer.

Norfolk Southern provides emergency preparedness training to first responders as part of TRANSCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response), a nationwide program that assists communities prepare for and respond to a hazardous materials transportation incident.



Scott Gould
Norfolk Southern Corporation

1800 Round Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

Phone  610-508-1046
Mobile  717-461-6069