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RAIL 0119 - Railway Discovery

Railway Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course will introduce learners to the Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR) that governs federally regulated railway operations in Canada, the railways main infrastructure aspects (track, freight railcars, locomotives and their maintenance), and basic concepts and principles used by freight Conductors (Yard Foremen) to ensure safe and efficient switching and marshalling.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$365.00

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 83057

Mon Feb 04 - Wed Feb 06 3 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 04 - Feb 06 Mon/Tue/Wed 08:00 - 14:30 AIC Rm. 2646

Instructor

John Wetzel

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$365.00

Notes

  1. High visibility vest, work gloves, safety glasses, and CSA approved footwear required. Footwear must be green equilateral triangle, steel-toed, lace-up, ankle covering boots with a defined heel of minimum 9 mm (3/8 inch) and maximum 25 mm (1 inch). This course is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Introduce the Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR) that governs federally regulated railway operations in Canada.
  • Introduce railways main infrastructure aspects (track, freight railcars, locomotives and their maintenance), and the safety aspects observed in a railway yard.
  • Introduce basic concepts and principles used for safe and efficient switching and marshalling of freight equipment.

Effective as of Winter 2017

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