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Pittsburgh Air Brake Company (PABCO)


We are pleased to announce our first class of 2015 for Air Brake Freight and Passenger Training & Re-certification

When: February 21st – 22nd 2015


  Cuyahoga Valley Line Railroad
  7600 Canal Rd   Valley View, OH

 $1500.00 per person
 $250.00 per person for Re-certification ONLY (Saturday Feb. 21st)


Please call our office at 412-278-3600 to reserve your placement in the class, space is limited and students will be placed on a first come, first served basis.


Hotels in the area:
 Holiday Inn Independence - 1-800-997-5149
 6001 Rockside Rd., Independence, OH

 Red Roof Inn Independence, Cleveland - 1-800-230-4134
 6020 Quarry Ln, Independence, OH

 Doubletree Cleveland South in Independence - 1-800-997-5148
 6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH

Freight & Passenger Two Day Air Brake Class

Day One – Classroom
 1. FRA Training Rules
 2. History of Train Brakes
 3. How the Air Moves in the Brake System
 4. Relay Valve, what they are and why we use them
 5. Different types of Brake Equipment
 6. Single Car Testing using Test codes
 7. 50 question test

Day Two – Hands-On
  1. Daily test of a Single Car Testing Device
  2. Hands-on testing of Air Brake System using a Single Car Testing Device and all associated gauges

Written test and hands on test are required to receive an Air Brake Card, good for 3 years.

Each student will receive their own workbook and test codes for the different types of Freight and Passenger Car Brake Systems.

Contact the PABCO
33 B Sycamore Street
Carnegie, PA