UPCOMING TRAINING SEMINARS


IN PERSON TRAINING SEMINARS CURRENTLY POSTPONED TO FIRST QUARTER 2021, DATES TBD

Advanced Designated Supervisor of Locomotive Engineers (DSLE) and Labor Relations Training

Presented by: JR Gelnar, VP Safety & Compliance, ASLRRA, Mark Vaughn, Assistant General Manager, Iowa Northern Railway Company, Larry Hicks, President, Mid-America Rail Consultants, Inc., and Wabtec Railway Electronics
Date: TBD, FIRST QUARTER 2021
Location: Iowa Northern Railway Company, Waterloo, IA


ASLRRA has partnered with the Iowa Northern Railway to develop this comprehensive Advanced Designated Supervisor of Locomotive Engineer (DSLE) and Labor Relations Training Seminar, intended to provide railroad managers with training on a complex designation that they address daily. Over a three-day period, attendees will receive training on DSLE responsibilities, including application and administration of 49 CFR Part 240 and Part 242 similarities and differences; locomotive event recorder operation and data analysis; and labor relations and human resources topics, including the Railway Labor Act. 


ASLRRA Leadership Development Training, Regulatory Module

Presented by: JR Gelnar, VP Safety & Compliance, ASLRRA
Date: TBD, FIRST QUARTER 2021

Location: Iowa Northern Railway Company, Waterloo, IA

ASLRRA is offering the association’s Regulatory Module of the Leadership Development Training program developed collaboratively with the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI). This module covers critical regulatory information for short line and regional railroad managers to strengthen the understanding and application of certain regulations to enhance the railroads’ overall safety practices and culture. Developed for railroad supervisors and managers from multiple crafts, the curriculum is relevant to a diverse group of short line railroad industry professionals.  


General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR) Training

Presented by: JR Gelnar, VP Safety & Compliance, ASLRRA and Mark Vaughn, Assistant General Manager, Iowa Northern Railway Company
Date: TBD, FIRST QUARTER 2021
Location: Iowa Northern Railway Company, Waterloo, IA


ASLRRA has partnered with the Iowa Northern Railway to provide this Comprehensive General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR) Training Seminar at Iowa Northern’s training facility in Waterloo, IA. The Eighth edition will be released prior to the class. The three-day training seminar is intended for railroads who have adopted the GCOR as their operating rules and may be used to meet operating rules training as required by 49 CFR Part 240, 242 and 214 Subpart C. Attendees must bring their Eighth edition GCOR for reference.


Part 232, Air Brakes Training

Presented by: JR Gelnar, VP Safety & Compliance, ASLRRA and Mark Vaughn, Assistant General Manager, Iowa Northern Railway Company
Location: Iowa Northern Railway Company, Waterloo, IA

This Training Seminar Will Now Be Offered In 2021