Crude By Rail Training Request

Crude By Rail (CBR) and Emergency Response Training

Build your skills with a free Crude By Rail and Emergency Response Training for municipal first responders, available at two locations in 2017.


  • The Chemical and Physical Properties of the Different Types of Crude Oil Transported
  • Basic Site Safety and Damage Assessment
  • Tank Car Design and Construction
  • Tactical Control Methods
  • Application of Firefighting Foam Agents
  • Water and Spill Control Procedures
  • Planning for Crude Oil Incidents
  • Potential Environmental Impacts

Fill out the form below to request training.

Crude By Rail Experience

The field training evolutions will include a demonstration of crude oil fires, boil overs and application of foam to crude oil incidents, as well as advanced fire fighting techniques.

The evaluation will culminate in a full-scale derailment exercise.


Texas A&M, Brayton Fire Training Field
1595 Nuclear Science Road, College Station, TX

May 22-24 –Full
May 24-26 – Full
September 25-27 – Full
September 27-29 – Full
October 23-25 – Full
October 25-27 – Full

Security and Emergency
Response Training Center (SERTC)

55500 DOT Road, Pueblo, CO 81001

April 17-19 – Full
April 19-21 – Full
August 21-23 – Full
August 23-25 – Full


By completing the request form below, your information will be submitted to the Hazmat Manager in your region for approval.  Approvals are based upon department size, the commodity transported through the communities you serve and availability.

Request CBR and Emergency Response Training

Fill out the form below to request free CBR and Emergency Response Training at your preferred location.