Rail Courseware

Rail courseware is currently organized into three broad categories - “Rail Vehicle Maintenance”, “Signals Maintenance” and “Traction Power Maintenance”.

Rail Vehicle Maintenance courseware falls under various subject areas (couplers, car body, etc.) that match those of the National Training Standards.

We are currently collecting courseware for Signals and Traction Power Maintenance categories. Contents will be updated in the near future.

Please use the navigation on the right to locate courseware of your interest.

Signals Maintenance

Course 101: Introduction and Overview to Track Circuits

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The purpose of the Introduction and Overview to Track Circuits course is to assist the participant in demonstrating proper safety procedures and gaining an overview the functions of switches, derails, and their associated components.

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Course 102: Introduction and Overview to Switches and Derails

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The purpose of the Introduction and Overview to Switches and Derails course is to assist the participant in demonstrating proper safety procedures and gaining an overview the functions of switches, derails, and their associated components.

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Course 103: Introduction and Overview to Train Stops

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The purpose of the Introduction and Overview to Train Stops course is to assist the participant in demonstrating proper safety procedures and gaining an overview the functions of train stops and their associated components.

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Course 104: Introduction and Overview to Highway Grade Crossings

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The purpose of the Introduction and Overview to Highway Grade Crossings course is to provide the participant with an introduction to highway grade crossings. This introduction will include basic terminology, regulations and oversight specific to highway grade crossings, general highway grade crossing components, control circuits and warning systems.

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Course 201: Inspection and Maintenance of Track Circuits

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​The purpose of the Inspection and Maintenance of Track Circuits course is to assist the participant in demonstrating safety inspection and maintenance of different type of track circuits used in railwaytransit systems.

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Course 202: Inspection and Maintenance of Switches and Derails

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​The purpose of the Inspection and Maintenance of Switches and Derails course is to assist the participant in demonstrating safe inspection and maintenance of switches, derails, and their associated components.

Rating: Not yet rated | Contains 56 Documents | More information »

Course 203: Inspection and Maintenance of Train Stops

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​​The purpose of the Inspection and Maintenance of Switches and Derails course is to assist the participant in demonstrating safe inspection and maintenance of stops and their associated components.

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Course 204: Inspection and Maintenance of Highway Grade Crossings

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​​The purpose of the Inspection and Maintenance of Grade Crossings course is to assist the participant in demonstrating proper and safe procedures for inspecting and maintaining highway grade crossings and their associated components.

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Signals Train-the-Trainer

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​​This Train-the-Trainer course teaches basic adult learning principles using the context of the consortium developed courseware.

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Course 105: Introduction and Overview to Cab & Wayside Signaling

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​The purpose of the Introduction and Overview to Cab and Wayside Signaling course is to assist the participant in gaining an overview the functions of cab and wayside signals and their associated components.

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Course 301: Troubleshooting Track Circuits

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​The purpose of the Track Circuits Troubleshooting and Repair course is to assist the participant in gaining in troubleshooting and repairing track circuits and their associated components.

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Course 106: Introduction and Overview to Interlockings

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​The purpose of the Introduction and Overview of Interlockings is to assist the participant in demonstrating proper safety procedures and gaining an overview of the functions of interlockings and their associated apparatus.

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Course 304: Troubleshooting Highway Grade Crossings

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​The purpose of the Highway Grade Crossing Troubleshooting and Repair course is to assist the participant in gaining in troubleshooting and repairing highway grade crossings and their associated components.

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Course 100: Orientation

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​The purpose of the Orientation course is to assist the participant in being oriented to signaling and train control.

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Course 302: Troubleshooting Switches and Derails

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​The purpose of the Switches and Derails Troubleshooting and Repair course is to assist the participant in gaining knowledge in troubleshooting and repairing switches, derails and their associated components.

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Course 303: Troubleshooting Train Stops

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​​The purpose of the Train Stops Troubleshooting and Repair course is to assist the participant in gaining knowledge in troubleshooting and repairing train stops and their associated components.

Rating: Not yet rated | Contains 34 Documents | More information »

Course 305: Cab and Wayside Signaling Troubleshooting and Repair

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​​The purpose of the Cab and Wayside Signaling Troubleshooting and Repair course is to assist the participant in gaining working knowledge in troubleshooting and repairing cab and wayside signals and their associated components.

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Course 205: Inspection and Maintenance of Signaling Systems

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​The purpose of the Inspection and Maintenance of Cab and Wayside Signaling Systems course is to assist the participant in gaining knowledge on how to inspect and maintain cab and wayside signals and their associated components.

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Course 108: Introduction and Overview to Control Panels

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​The purpose of the Introduction and Overview of Control Panels is to assist the participant in gaining an overview of the functions of control panels and their associated components.

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Course 208: Inspection and Maintenance of Control Panels

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​The purpose of this module is to provide a review of the inspection, testing and maintenance of control panels to verify they are operating as designed.

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Course 308: Troubleshooting and Repair of Control Panels

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​The purpose of the Troubleshooting and Repair of Control Panels course is to assist the participant in gaining knowledge in troubleshooting and repairing control panels and their use in testing and troubleshooting interlockings.

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Course 206: Inspection and Maintenance of Interlockings

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This course,Inspection and Maintenance of Interlockings, assists the participant in demonstrating proper and safe procedures for inspecting and maintaining interlockings and their associated components.

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Course 107: Introduction and Overview to Signaling Power Distribution

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​The purpose of the Introduction and Overview of Signaling Power Distribution course is to provide the participant with an introduction to signal power distribution. This introduction will include basic terminology, regulations and oversight specific to highway grade crossings, general highway grade crossing components, control circuits and warning systems.

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Course 207: Signal Power Distribution Inspection and Maintenance

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​Course 207, Signal Power Distribution Inspection and Maintenance, is a two-module course that provides steps for participants to follow when inspecting and maintaining signal power distribution systems.

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Course 307: Signal Power Distribution Troubleshooting and Repair

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​The purpose of the Signal Power Troubleshooting and Repair course is to assist the participant in gaining working knowledge in troubleshooting and repairing signal power distribution systems.

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Course 306: Troubleshooting and Repair of Interlockings

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​The purpose of the Troubleshooting and Repair of Interlockings course is to assist the participant in demonstrating proper procedures and gaining knowledge in troubleshooting and repairing signal interlockings.

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