Sandy Cooke Railway Training Solutions
Track Maintainer

The following is a breakout of the “Track Maintainer” course for engineering employees of railroads or contractors who perform track works.

OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course trainees will:

  1. Identify track components (rails, ties, fasteners, frogs, switch points,etc.)work safely and follow the procedures to prevent you from being struck by a train or other on-track equipment.
  2. Use Standard Practice Circulars (SPCs) to locate and apply information during maintenance operations and inspections.follow the operating rules applicable to personal safety
  3. Identify defects, problems and conditions that may be encountered during inspection of track, turnout and Right of Way
  4. Inspect and maintain tools and small machines Use a bench grinder to dress and sharpen hand tools
DURATION: The course is 40 hrs. duration.

CLASS SIZE: 1 - 12 trainees

The course consists of the following elements:

  • Track Inspection Guidelines
  • Track Maintenance
  • Continuous Welder Rail (CWR)
  • Movement Over Rail Break

Upon successful completion of an examination, trainees will be given a card certifying them in accordance with Transport Canada.

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