Spring 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)

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RAILR 140    Railroad General Code of Operating Rules    4 Units

Prerequisite: RAILR 120 and 122 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in the use and application of railroad rules, timetables, general orders, track bulletins, track warrants, and train orders. The students will learn their interpretation, origin, and use in the railroad industry. Students are required to pass the General Code of Operating Rules Examination with a 90 for the mid-term exam and will be required to write and re-write general orders, timetables, and rules. This course provides an in-depth study of the GCOR. Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to demonstrate abilities to apply the General Code of Operating Rules to safe and efficient train movement and operations. Special requirements: Students must pass the prerequisite courses before registering for this course. See an instructor about special requirements.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
TWTh      07:00PM-09:50PM LEC P.Brooks             SCC MAIN TEC 102         17027 

TWTh      07:00PM-09:50PM LEC N.Lucas              SCC MAIN TEC 102         17027 Textbook

RAILR 142    Railroad Field Operations    3 Units

Prerequisite: RAILR 120, RAILR 122, and RAILR 140 with grades of "C" or better. Hold a valid General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR) certification card.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides for use and application of railroad rules, timetables, general orders, track bulletins, track warrants, and train orders. The students will apply these in a railroad setting, making up trains, and switching boxcars from switch lists and work orders. Students are required to show that they have passed the General Code of Operating Rules examination on their first day of class. Students not qualified in the rules will not be allowed to continue in the class. Students will be required to make up trains, couple and uncouple cars and locomotives, troubleshoot air brakes systems, get on and off moving equipment, remove and apply knuckles of cars (knuckles weigh 75 pounds), and throw switches. Students are required to wear steel toe boots with defined heels, leather gloves, loose fitting jeans or coveralls, and head covers. The students will work as conductors on a minimum of one student trip and ride as observers for an additional eight trips.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Brooks             SCC MAIN TEC 102         18375 
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC N.Lucas              SCC MAIN TEC 102         18375 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-09:05AM LEC P.Brooks              TBA TBA                 18375 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-09:05AM LEC N.Lucas               TBA TBA                 18375 Textbook
Sa        09:15AM-05:00PM LAB P.Brooks              TBA TBA                   

Sa        09:15AM-05:00PM LAB N.Lucas               TBA TBA                   

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013