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Free Web-Based Crude by Rail Training for Emergency Responders. The Association of American Railroads, in cooperation with the seven major railroads, BNSF, CN, CP, CSX, KCS, NS, and UP are now offering, at no charge to emergency responders, Crude by Rail Web Based Training.

This program, developed by TTCI-SERTC, is designed for and gives the emergency responder the basic knowledge to respond to incidents involving CBR.  The web-based training is designed for your convenience.  You decide when and where to start your training. Instructors teach this program in a format that is easy for you to understand, and it gives you the foundational information needed to make basic protective decisions in the event an incident happens in your jurisdiction

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2015 Calendar

  • US DOT Announces $20.2M HMEP Grants Link Here
  • Mass Transit—highway & rail
  • Tactical HazMat Operations—for today’s law enforcement in mass transit
  • Phase IV Hwy Incident Response—full-scale hwy accidents
  • Latest cutting-edge PPE, state-of-the-art valves, upgraded equipment & props
  • Course material designed to meet your demands
  • Coming: Expanded intermodal container yard
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Why Train at SERTC?

Nowhere else in the nation can you find extensive, hands-on, realistic training to help you be better prepared for HazMat Incidents for surface transportation, with full-scale props:

  • Cargo tanks
  • Intermodal Containers
  • Rail & Tank cars
  • Mass transit rail & highway transportation systems
  • Real chemical flaring & blasts
  • A broad spectrum of rail/highway accidents & spills

The World Trains Here, Shouldn’t You?
“…exactly what was needed to respond” to a highway cargo tank rollover.
—A student from Alaska, just a week after attending the SERTC training,

Be a part of more than 50,000 men & women from diverse public and private sectors throughout the world who have trained at SERTC since it opened in 1985. What are you waiting for?

Train Today for a Safe Tomorrow

Map to SERTC

  55500 DOT Rd   |   Pueblo, CO 81001   |   (719) 584-0584   |    (800) 933-4882  | E: sertc@aar.com