Learn about network and localised train control, emergency planning, degraded mode management, reporting and incident investigation. 

Network Control reducedNetwork and Localised Train Control is a training course designed to introduce the main principles of train control systems and train control centre management. It can be studied as a stand alone course or as part of TLI50615 - Diploma of Rail Operations Management. 

This course is perfect for those interested in the Diploma course but not ready to commit to the 12 months of study.  Direct credit towards TLI50615 - Diploma of Rail Operations is gained through completion of the course. 

Network and Localised Train Control can also be studied as an elective for the QUT Masters of Engineering (Railway Infrastructure) course. 

Who should Enrol?

Engineers working in the rail industry looking to development their understanding of the business and operational aspects of Train Control centres. Managers who would like to broaden their knowledge in the area of train control. 

There are no formal pre-requisites for this training course.

About the Course

Introduction to Railway Operations Management is delivered by distance education, with electronic submission of assignments.

This is a single term course, with a total of thirteen weeks of study. Assessment is based on weekly work activities and assignment submissions.  The course has been structured to cater to those working full time.

The topics include:

  • Principles of Train Control
  • Train controller's decision making process
  • Tools for train controllers
  • Managing train control centres
  • Disruption management and degraded train operations
  • Emergency planning, preparedness, response and recovery.
  • Rail Safety Investigation and Reporting.

Course Outcomes

As you progress though this course you will develop a better understanding of fundamentals of train control.