Take a tour of CIAC’s CCPX 911 Tank Car and learn about the new virtual reality training program and tools that will be used to promote railway safety and ensure the safe transportation of dangerous goods.
After nearly three decades of travelling from town to town, providing a unique backdrop for municipalities, first responders, and residents to learn about the transportation of dangerous goods from TRANSCAER members, TRANSCAER’s Safety Train, the CCPX 911 tank car, was officially retired on March 28, 2018.
In June 2019, it embarked on a new journey by road. It made its way to the Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI) grounds at Pearson International Airport where it will continue to serve its role training first responders on rail safety and the safe transportation of dangerous goods.
In August 2019, CIAC was pleased to learn its proposal for Transport Canada funding for renewed TRANSCAER tools and a cross-country outreach plan was successful. The proposal included rationale and costing for developing a virtual reality (VR) program and tools, building a new safety training tank car, and hosting a series of outreach events across the country. The first phase of the project, VR training, is well underway and is expected to launch in late 2020/early 2021.
Andy Ash, Director of Dangerous Goods, Railway Association of Canada
Jean-Pierre Couture, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Specialist, Railway Association of Canada
Please note that the new date for this webinar is Friday November 6, 2020 at 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST.
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