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NS Safety Train OAR Training


2200 Red Gate Avenue
Norfolk VA 23508

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Training includes:

  • Hands-on workshops and classroom instruction
  • Certificates upon successful completion will be emailed following the event

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 in the railroad environment
  • Locomotives


Classroom Sessions

Learn about railroad operations, hazards, safety rules and emergency response procedures are reviewed.  Topics include rail paperwork, types of rail cars (to include tank cars), locomotive information, apps to assist in rail responses, etc.




Important Details

Required Safety Gear: Sturdy leather shoes/boots with a defined heel.  Any other safety equipment required by your employer.

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.


  • Norfolk Southern Corporation


Paul Williams
Norfolk Southern Railway

110 Franklin Rd., SE, Box 13
Roanoke VA 24042-0013

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