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For employees that are to be trained as front tower operators this course will provide training in the areas of the permanent way, line alignment, reading routing and turnout level plans, machine technology, guiding and control computers, e.g. ALC, measuring system of tamping machines and permanent way rules and regulations.
Various exercises on our guiding and control computer simulators will help to consolidate the acquired knowledge and to provide training in working with the guiding and control computer.
At the end of the course there will be a written and practical certification exam provided by the personnel certifying body of the Union of European Railway Engineering Associations (UEEIV).
Participation in this course is possible for any member of staff that the company considers suitable for it. It is an advantage if the member of staff has previous knowledge in track construction and measuring and/or experience of using Plasser & Theurer tamping machines.
The objective of this course is to obtain the certificate of “Certified front cabin operator”. Certified front cabin operators can operate tamping machines efficiently and with a lasting result.
Track (track characteristics)
Lining system of machines:
Track geometry error
Automatic Guiding Computer (ALC)
Exercises on ALC simulators and tamping simulators to consolidate the theory learnt