Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • Recite 2017 train accident statistics.

  • Define words associated with trains.

  • List the major railways in the United States.

  • Explain the different kinds of train accidents.

  • Discuss proper questions and instructions for calls involving train accidents.

  • Relate resources available for train accidents.

Course Content

    1. Course Information

    2. TCOLE Credit

    3. Learning Objectives

    4. Train Accidents Worksheet

    1. Introduction

    2. VIDEO: Police officer barely avoids being struck by Metra train in Mokena

    3. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Train Terminology

    2. Locomotive Engineer and Railroad Conductor Jobs

    3. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Major Railways

    2. Journey of a Single Car on the BNSF Network

    3. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Train Accidents

    2. Texarkana Train Derailment and Explosions

    3. NTSB Report on Texarkana Train Derailment - Info only, includes info regarding 9-1-1 calls, and emergency response

    4. Stop. Trains Can't. PSA

    5. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Calls Involving Trains

    2. Calm Teen Calls 911 After Train Severs Feet 'I Think It Cut Them Off'

    3. 911 calls released from deadly Amtrak train derailment

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

About this course

  • Free
  • 28 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content