Amtrak Passenger Train Emergency Response Training

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Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

5700 Berwyn Road
Berwyn Heights, MD 20740

This 4-hour classroom course gives orientation to the following:

  • Overview of railroad operations in general; passenger train operations in particular
  • Passenger car construction
  • Passenger evacuation
  • Forcible entry & extrication
  • Locomotive propulsion systems
  • Train crew orientation
  • Hazards: electrical & pneumatic and others
  • On-board emergency equipment
  • Location & use of emergency exit windows & doors
  • Search & rescue and fire suppression
  • Typical train consists and passenger loads
  • Hazardous materials