Locomotive Mechanical

This program is designated to introduce the student to the basic mechanical theory and concepts related to locomotive electrical systems, including the operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of EMD and GE diesel engines and support systems. Also, it includes an introduction to the operation, testing, maintenance and trouble shooting for 26L and 30 ACDW locomotive air brake systems. Further, students will get an introduction to the Federal Railway Administration and Department of Transportation Code of Federal Regulations Title 49, Parts 209, 218, 228, 231 and 232.


First-Time Enrollees
  1. Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.

 

For Additional Program Information Contact the Welcome Center
welcomecenter@sandburg.edu
309.345.3500