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RAIL 0115 - Introduction to Canadian Railway Culture

Railway Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course will familiarize learners with railways, their specific organization as well as railway unions and regulatory bodies, and the technology, culture and political reality of this industry.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$176.00

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 42383

Sep 10 1 Day

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 Mon 08:00 - 14:30 AIC Rm. 2646

Instructor

Monica Serbanescu

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$176.00

Notes

  1. This course is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe railways organizational structure (first class, shortlines, industrial and railway contractors)
  • Introduce the rights and responsibilities of management, unions, employees, and regulatory bodies in the railway industry
  • Introduce significant factors that have made the railway what it is today and the advantages of railway transportation over its competitors
  • Explain the impact of higher environmental standards on the railway industry
  • Explain how technology has influenced the railway industry and describe future trends

Effective as of Winter 2015

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