An overview of the 3 types of passenger trains, common emergency problems, and a useful 17 Point Pre-Planning Rail Response Checklist. During the early twentieth century, trains were the primary means of long distance passenger transportation. Although planes and cars have replaced trains for the top means of distant commuting, passenger trains are still a popular way to travel. There are three basic rail passenger modes: InterCity Trains, Commuter Trains, and Tourist Trains.
How well prepared is YOUR community? A train wreck could be disastrous. Emergency locations do not discriminate - a large scale train crash can take place in a highly populated city or in a desolate, hard to reach rural area. After a HAZMAT incident or passenger train accident, every minute of response time is precious. Clear Track Ahead's custom GPS maps make it easier to pinpoint a railroad incident. This resource is easy to use, and can also assist in developing your count