STS is pleased to announce that our Signal Training Program has been recognized and officially approved by the Federal Railroad Administration per Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 243.
STS is honored to be approved by the FRA and acknowledged by the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS). The approval and endorsement, along with our commitment to a higher standard of instruction, demonstrates our legitimacy and sincerity to train signal and communication personnel in an approved and consistent manner.
This new, one-week PTC training and qualification program examines typical setup and testing procedures for PTC wayside signal locations. Your personnel will gain the essential skills and knowledge necessary for the proper testing, verification and maintenance of these safety critical systems. This program will also insure your personnel are cognizant of all applicable FRA regulations concerning Positive Train Control.
The PTC Training Program will be offered November 10 – 14, 2014 at our Grain Valley, MO facility. Call for more information.
Our facility now offers approximately 4,500 SQ. FT. of lab floor space and three
comfortable classrooms. This expansion allows STS even greater flexibility and the
ability to meet the training needs of our customers.
This new program allows participating railroads the ability to manage their employee
training, and stay compliant with the new FRA Regulations. The system offers secure,
24/7 access to the following features:
- Attendance, training completion, and cancellations records
- Training hours and assessment scores records
- View and print status reports to demonstrate training compliance
- View and print employee transcripts
- View and print employee training plans
Signal Engineering Training Program (SET 1)
This program is designed to impart the basic and advanced skills and knowledge necessary
for today’s entry-level Signal Engineer. Many important concepts and techniques
will be thoroughly studied during this multi-phase program. The entry-level course
will enable participants to apply essential skills and knowledge and contribute
to their organizations immediately.
View SET Training Dates
Our new facility offers approximately 3,000 SQ. FT. of lab floor space and two comfortable
classrooms. The new STS facility, along with our recent acquisition of the equipment
and simulators formerly utilized by the Mid-America School of Railway Technologies,
assures a practical and effective training approach.
The spacious STS Lab contains equipment and systems from the leading
manufacturers and includes fully functional: CTC Simulators, Power Operated Switch
Layouts, Automatic Block Simulators, Track Circuit Simulators, Crossing Warning
Simulators, Crossing Gate Mechanisms, Electric Locks and SWCC’s, and a variety of
other signal equipment/systems.
TSTS has the good fortune to be associated with a professional organization that
specializes in business solutions, in particular, recruitment and employee retention.
Our Recruitment Process is designed to help your railroad meet
its signal workforce hiring needs. We use a proven methodology that combines technology,
people, and process to optimize the recruitment function. For our customers, we
help manage key components of the hiring process, including:
- Strategic Advertising
- Interviewing Applicants
- Pre-Employment Screening
- "Fast Track" Training of Candidates
- Placement of Qualified Individuals