The Long Long Short Long is the morse code for the letter “Q” Back when the Queen traveled by ship in England, ships with the queen on board would do the LLSL on the horn to announce this to other ships in the harbor to get them out of the way. When the queen switched … Read more
March 2017, is the most recent month available for SIs as defined1 by SOFA in its report, Severe Injuries to Train and Engine Service Employees: Data Description and Injury Characteristics (July 2001). There have been 25 SIs in 2017, the highest count for these three months going back to 30 SIs in 2008. Click Here … Read more
Committed to Eliminating Avoidable Switching Yard Accidents LaGrange, GA: A new partnership highlights the New Year at Trackmobile. As a global manufacturer and industry leader responsible for “The Design, Manufacture, and Service of Machines for Moving Railcars and Locomotives”, this partnership demonstrates Trackmobile’s unparalleled commitment to safe rail operations through industry partnerships and elevates Trackmobile … Read more
We are passionate about continuing to improve the learning experience for our clients and are proud to announce the addition of interactive learning technology during our classroom training! Turning Point Technology is an interactive audience response technology that we use during all of our on-site power point presentations. We are now able to poll the learners during our classroom … Read more
RAIL SAFE NEWS Rail Safe’s Principal and Founder, Charles Leonard will be speaking at the Northeast Association of Rail Shippers Fall meeting in Portland, ME. Leonard, whose railroad career has spanned over 43 years, most of that as a locomotive engineer in freight service, passenger service, switch engine service, work train and snow plow service, … Read more
We have some exciting news! Our new and improved Operations Program will be out soon! Ken has done extensive work streamlining the curriculum and it is currently being narrated by Jenna Rehnstrom and Chris Liberto, two amazing broadcast journalists. Thanks Jenna and Chris!
Wesley spoke about the Dangers and Liabilities of Rail Yard Operations in Private Facilities Did You Know that 16% of railroad incidents take place off railroad property? A class one railroad stated that about 1 in 6 accidents happen within the confines of private industry, greatly shifting liability to owners of private tracks.
EVENT: How to Improve Service and Reduce Liability through Proper Rail Operations Training DATE: February 11, 2016 from 10:30-12:30 pm (lunch provided) SPEAKER: Chuck Leonard, President of Rail Safe LOCATION: Cherapa Place in the 3rd Floor Conference Center, 300 N. Cherapa Place Sioux Falls, SD | 57117 US Does your company ship and receive by rail? Do … Read more