Courses & Events
The rail industry is constantly changing as new technologies, policy issues, and rules and regulations emerge. That’s why the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) provides hands-on training courses, and hosts regular conferences and other events ― to keep government officials, first responders and communities informed and at the forefront our ever-evolving industry.
You’ll find an up-to-date list of the events, professional development opportunities and courses RAC offers here.
Railway Operations Live 2018
Railway Operations Live is an interactive two-and-a-half day course that offers a glimpse into “a day in the life" of a railway crew member.
Railway Emergency Response Course
This 40-hour course provides emergency responders with lectures and hands-on training on all aspects of responding to a railway incident involving dangerous goods.
Open-Top Railcar Loading
The RAC’s Mechanical Services Team offers training courses to shippers and railways on how to safely load open-top and closed railcars.