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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)
Location: 

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

Length: 

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

Dates: 

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.

Instruction: 

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. 

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