Passenger Train Emergency Response (PTER)

Passenger Train Emergency Response (PTER)

Four-hour Passenger Train Emergency Response (PTER) class for Fire/EMS, Law Enforcement, OEM, Dispatchers, and others who might respond to a Passenger Train Incident

Classroom training will be followed by a hands-on session to familiarize participants with Amtrak equipment.

*** You must register at www.onlinelearning.wv.gov/dmapscm6 before you can take this class ***

·       Railroad Terms

·       Amtrak System and Regional Map

·       Are You Ready? – Incident Reviews 

·       Incident Reviews – Lessons Learned

·       Amtrak Crew Orientation

·       ICS/Unified Command

·       Local Passenger Train Operations

·       Location Determination

·       Emergency Phone Numbers

·       The Railroad Environment

·       Initial Response

·       Stopping Train Movement / Flagging

·       Confirming Your Requests

·       Right-of-Way Safety

·       Responder Protection / Safety

·       Approaching the Train

 

·       Entering  the Train

·       Securing the Train

·       Operating Inside the Train

·       Other Passenger Train Hazards

·       Passenger Evacuation

·       On-Board Emergency Equipment

·       Locomotives

·       Passenger Train Terrorism Threats

·       Law Enforcement Concerns

·       Passenger Train Fires

·       Passenger Train Derailments

·       Return to Service / Incident Follow-Up

·       Pre-Planning / Railroad Maps

·       Equipment Diagrams / Info / Pictures

Track(s):  All

LET Approval: 4 hrs. Annual & Supervisory