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Rail Safety Training for Law Enforcement

Document Series
Research Results
Author
Federal Railroad Administration
Report Number
RR 19-19
Office
RPD-33
Subject Emergency Preparedness, Grade Crossing and Trespass Outreach/Education
Keywords
LERT, QNA, crossing, training, video

The Rail Safety Training Course for Law Enforcement project builds upon QinetiQ North America’s (QNA) previous experience in developing first responder training. Specifically, in 2015, QNA developed a video sponsored by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Office of Research, Development and Technology titled Locomotive Emergency Response Training (LERT). This 30-minute video educates emergency responders with basic information regarding freight rail operations and locomotives so that they know how to safely deal with emergency situations.


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Last updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2019