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CSXT - NS Joint Safety Train Training Event


213 Randall St. Expressway
Bristol VA 24201

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Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and 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:

  • Railroad 101
  • Hazmat
  • Rail Safety
  • Tank Car Anatomy
  • Emergency Response
  • Locomotives


Classroom Sessions

All Sessions have same content

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

2: Learn about the various types of tank cars and fittings

3: Learn about response and rescue operations around locomotives

Important Details

Required Safety Gear:  Sturdy leather shoes with defined heal.  No open toed shoes. 

Please advise the instructor(s) of any pre-existing medical condition(s) that may preclude you from participating in any field exercise. Stay hydrated and alert.

Be at the site 15 minutes ahead of 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.


  • CSX Transportation
  • Norfolk Southern Corporation


Paul Williams
Norfolk Southern Railway

209 Shenandoah Ave., NE, Box 13
Roanoke VA 24042-0013

Phone  540-524-6942
Mobile  540-520-8493
Ryan Godsey

2222 Question St
Memphis TN 38208

Mobile  276-219-8200