Railroad Safety Training

All workers with any potential of fouling RTD tracks (LRT or CRT) - working above, below or adjacent, must take and pass RTD Light Rail or Commuter Rail On-Track Safety Training (OTST) class. This includes any work within 10 feet of the nearest rail. If any part of your work will occur within 25 feet of RTD tracks and/or if you will be crossing RTD tracks frequently with construction supplies and equipment, contact RTD to determine if safety training is required.

LRT RTD Safety Training (Light Rail)

RTD On-Track-Safety-Training (OTST) is required for any work near RTD Light Rail Tracks:

  • CC/CPV (Downtown Denver)
  • H Line and R Line (I-225 Rail)
  • E Line and F Line (South East Rail/TREX)
  • C Line and D Line (South West Rail)
  • W Line (West Rail)

To sign up for RTD Light Rail OTST, please contact:
Matt Cross (RTD Safety, Security) 303-299-3823 or Mathew.Cross@rtd-denver.com

example of OTST training cretification card

CRT RTDC Safety Training (Commuter Rail)

CRT RTDC-NM Safety Training is required for any work near RTDC-NM Commuter Rail Tracks:

N Line (North Metro Rail)

Safety Requirements include:

  • RTDC-NM RRP Project-Specfic Safety Orientation Training (All Areas)
  • BNSF RWP Training (Required in Areas A-D) (PDF)
  • E-Rail Safety (Required in Areas A-D) (PDF)

Contact RTDC-NM Staff for information (303-299-2828)
NM-Construction@rtd-denver.com

CRT RTDC-DTO Safety Training is required for any work near EAGLE Commuter Rail Tracks:

  • University of Colorado A Line (East Rail)
  • B Line (NWES Rail)
  • G Line (Gold Rail)

Contact RTDC-DTO Staff for Information:
DTO Construction: 720-460-5803
Email: RWIC@RTDCrail.com

BNSF RR Safety Training

BNSF RR tracks parallel RTD tracks along areas of the following RTD Rail corridors:

  • B Line (NWES Rail)
  • G Line (Gold Rail)
  • C Line and D Line(Southwest Rail)
  • BNSF

Union Pacific (UPRR) Contractor Orientation

UPRR tracks parallel RTD tracks along areas of the following RTD Rail corridors:

  • University of Colorado A Line (East Rail)
  • B Line (NWES Rail)
  • C Line and D Line (Southwest Rail)
  • G Line (Gold Rail)
  • Union Pacific

Click here for Rail Map to determine which safety training classes you need

Click on card images above to link to railroad safety training websites.

Disclaimer: RTD is not responsible for BNSF or UPRR Links or requirements.