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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Transportation Learning Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Introduction and Overview to Highway Grade Crossings (104)

2. Inspection and Maintenance of Highway Grade Crossings (204)
3. Troubleshooting Highway Grade Crossings (304)

Transportation Learning Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, and approved locations.


Course 1, 2 and 3 (combined): 45.5 hours. 


Course 1, 2 and 3: April 2013 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1, 2 and 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify key highway grade crossing terminology and nomenclature; describe regulations pertaining to highway grade crossings; describe the principles of highway grade crossing operations; identify and describe highway grade crossing warning equipment; identify and describe highway grade crossing control circuits; identify types of warning system malfunctions, and inspect and maintain highway grade crossings.


Course 1, 2 and 3: Instruction is offered via classroom through use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, lab, required interaction with instructor, and final exams. Topics include: highway grade crossing equipment, control circuits, warning systems and operations. 

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1, 2 and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Railroad Operations, Railroad Electronics, Railroad Engineering, Transportation Management, and Mechanical Systems (5/18). NOTE: Courses 1, 2 and 3 must all be completed to receive credit.