(Click Category to List Courses)

16 - CCE - Construction, Civil and Marine Engineering


CCE 315 - Derailment Investigation

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
CCE 315 14 March 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 04 April 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 30 May 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 20 June 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 18 July 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 22 August 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 19 September 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 17 October 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 14 November 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
CCE 315 12 December 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
DOWNLOAD PDF

 

Course Description

Railways is recognized worldwide as one of the safest transportation. However, derailment accidents occur occasionally, which cause tremendous casualties and property loss around the world every year. This course involves the skills and knowledge required to undertake a derailment investigation. It includes preparing for a derailment investigation, determining potential contributory factors, planning for derailment investigation report requirements, and investigating a derailment.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the definition and classification of type of derailments
  • Identifying the principles of systematic investigation to be employed in derailment investigation
  • Outlining the methods by which evidence will be gathered
  • Understanding the important points to be observed at Derailment spot
  • Observing the possible points for restoration

Who Should Attend?

  • Track Inspectors
  • Division Engineers
  • Managers and Directors of Track Maintenance
  • People with the responsibility for rail operation management

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Incident Management
  • Investigator competency
  • Site investigation general
  • Investigation plan
  • Recording and preservation of evidence
  • At the site
  • Recording of evidence and removal from site
  • Recording techniques

Day 2

  • First vehicle derailed
  • The meaning of marks on the rail
  • Damage to derailed vehicles
  • Track measurements
  • Track misalignment
  • Sleeper and fastening condition
  • Other inspections and tests

Day 3

  • Additional site investigation for turnouts
  • Derailments marks at points and crossings
  • Turnout speed
  • Information required at points and crossings
  • Re-run the scenario

Day 4

  • Site investigation of rolling stock
  • Data logger or Hasler recorder
  • Inspect the vehicles
  • Identifying wheels and axles
  • Checking wheel and axle condition
  • Wheel profile condition
  • Fractured axles and fractured or loose wheels
  • Axle bearing arrangement
  • Checking bogie condition

Day 5

  • Site restoration and vehicle recovery
  • Workshop inspection of rolling stock
  • Derailment analysis
  • Determining the cause
  • Exploring the cause
  • Mechanisms of derailment and typical causes
  • Derailment causes - L/V
  • Causes and contributory factors
  • Excessive Speed
  • Geometry calculations