Crude By Rail Training

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 2018.


  • 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

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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.


This training is offered by invitation only. A password is required to register.

Security and Emergency
Response Training Center (SERTC)

55500 DOT Road, Pueblo, CO 81001

CBR 1 – April 16-18

CBR 2 – April 18-20

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

CBR 3 – May 21-23

CBR 4 – May 23-25

CBR 5 – September 24-26

CBR 6 – September 26-28