Tags: tomlinson, scharfenburg, couplers, bus
Course 101, Introduction and Overview to Rail Vehicle Couplers, provides participants with an overview to the principles of couplers and their major components. This course addresses three specific types of couplers; Scharfenburg, Tomlinson and Buckeye. The course is designed so that instructors can engage participants in a series of activities that help them prepare for work on couplers in a rail vehicle maintenance facility. This course is organized into six modules: Overview, Scharfenburg Coupler, Tomlinson Coupler, Buckeye Coupler, Operating a Coupler, Inspection and Maintenance Tools.