Apr 22, 2021  
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TRA 1410 - Introduction to Rail Freight Operations


3 credits
This is an introductory course in rail freight operations. Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of the movement of freight by rail, the organization and operation of rail lines, including the use of intermodal transfer facilities and on-dock rail. Topics include shipping documents, shipment tracking, management of human resources and equipment, and an overview of hazardous materials shipments and security issues.



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