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What's New?

New 2016 Calendar

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Web-based Training

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

Register for Web-Based CBR



Real ID


In accordance with the REAL ID Act being enforced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security all visitors to federal facilities, including TTC, must provide proof of identification from a compliant REAL ID state .  Prior to visiting our site, please use the following link to check the status of your ID.  Instructions for individuals from noncompliant states are also provided.   Click here for Real ID requirements. Click here for acceptable forms of IDs

Survey & More…

  • Click here for the survey re: your interest in SERTC training

  • Click here to download the Spanish Brochure

  • Click here for US DOT $20.2M HMEP Grant Announcement

  • Coming — Phase IV Hwy Incident Response—full-scale hwy accidents

  • Coming — Latest cutting-edge PPE, state-of-the-art valves, upgraded equipment & props

  • Coming: Expanded intermodal container yard

Must See YouTube

Why Train at SERTC?

Carrying Crude by Rail…safely

Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 4:41 PM ET  |  CNBC’s Morgan Brennan reports on the fastest growing business for rail transportation–crude shipments–and how safety can be implemented into the process.

New techniques taught…

Friday, 31 Jul 2015  |   Al Jazeera America News 


SERTC Crude by Rail Experience

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 60,000 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