Mechanical Training & Services

FRA Freight Car Safety Standards (49 CFR 215)

Designed for individuals responsible for the inspection of freight cars and making compliance determinations, this training will acquaint the student with the freight car safety standards prescribed by Federal Regulation as well as the means to detect deviations from these standards and to determine if the car can be safely moved for repair.

FRA Locomotive Safety Standards (49 CFR 229)

Designed for individuals responsible for the inspection of locomotives and making compliance determinations, this training will acquaint the student with the locomotive safety standards prescribed by Federal Regulation as well as the means to detect deviations from these standards and to determine if the locomotive can safely continue in service.

FRA Brake System Safety Standards (49 CFR 232)

This course is designed to meet the training requirements mandated by Federal Regulation for railroad employees and contractors who perform brake system inspections, tests or maintenance, and includes both classroom and “hands-on” components. Student’s possession of the appropriate skills and knowledge is documented through a written examination and a “hands-on” demonstration.

FRA Railroad Safety Appliance Standards (49 CFR 231)

This training will acquaint the student with the standards prescribed by Federal Regulation for car and locomotive safety appliances, including hand brakes, sill steps, ladders, handholds, uncoupling levers, etc.

Basic Locomotive Air Brake Maintenance Training

Designed for individuals responsible for the inspection and maintenance of locomotive air brake systems, this course covers basic air brake components and functions, as well as inspection and maintenance activities.