An Insight into Rollingstock Engineering Course

Start date: 05-May-2014

End date: 24-Sep-2014

The RTSA and ARA will conduct the Insight into Rolling stock Engineering course again in 2014.

The one-day course will provide an insight into the principles used in the design, manufacture and maintenance of railway rolling stock including locomotives, passenger cars, multiple unit trains and freight wagons. The course is designed for those new to the industry and those required to liaise with rail engineering people involved with rolling stock acquisition, operation and whole of life support projects and the interface between each of the rail operating systems.

> An Insight into Rolling stock Engineering Course brochure

2014 courses 

Course content

  • Type of Rollingstock
  • Rolling stock Dynamics – Adhesion
  • Bogies
  • Diesel Elec Loco Design – Engines – AC/DC – Auxiliaries
  • Freight Wagons
  • Passenger Rolling stock – Types
  • Passenger Rolling stock – Design
  • Passenger Rolling stock – Devices
  • Braking Systems
  • Railway Safety
  • Management of Risk
  • Maintenance
  • Support Services
  • Interfaces

Registration fee

Registration includes the one-day course, hard copy and electronic versions of all presentations, morning, afternoon tea and lunch. Prices are in $AUD and include GST:

 ARA/RTSA members

– $750


– $1,000

Further information

For further information or to register your interest to attend, please contact Janet Cameron, Events Coordinator via [email protected] or (02) 6270 4527.