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 Schedule

Preliminary Schedule for 2014 International Rail Rodeo

Committee & Contestant Schedule - as of March 18, 2014

Operators Maintainers
Tuesday, June 10
Travel day for Rodeo Committee
Wednesday, June 11

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Morning Registration
Fairmont  - ABBA Store Lobby

9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Rail Rodeo Committee Meeting
Palais de Congress de Montreal - 518 AB

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Visit of STMs Control Center & Metro Operating Systems
Committee members only

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Afternoon Registration
Fairmont  - ABBA Store Lobby

Thursday, June 12
6:45 – 7:30 a.m.

Registration for Rodeo
Fairmont  - Lobby

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Coffee Break - At Hotel
Fairmont - Duluth/Mackenzie
8:00 a.m.  

Meet in Duluth/Mackenzie 

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Rail Rodeo Maintainers Orientation and Training Sessions
Fairmont - Hochelaga 5

 

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  

Rail Rodeo Operator Training

Lunch provided: STM Offices

Operators must bring APTA rodeo handbook and the 2014 International Rail Rodeo Operating Rules, Instructions &    Information. Uniforms are not required.

Operator Classroom Instruction:

Welcome, Training and Operator Lottery Selections,

Simulator Training

2:30 - 5:00 p.m.  

Departure by bus to Youville Shop

     Operator Yard Instruction:

  • Exterior Vehicle   Familiarization
  • Interior Vehicle Familiarization
  • Question and Answer Session

     Operations return to hotel

Operations Committee Debriefing
At Youville Shop

Friday, June 13
6:15 - 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Fairmont - Duluth/Mackenzie
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration for Rodeo
Fairmont - ABBA Store Lobby

 

7:30 a.m. Operators Briefing
Fairmont - Duluth/Mackenzie
7:30– 10:30 a.m.

Maintainers Written Safety test
Fairmont - Hochelaga 3

8:15 a.m. 

Buses depart the hotel

 

11 a.m. 

Maintainers & Maintenance Committee Members Depart Hotel to CFSPI

11:30 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.

CFSPI to view the Fire simulation demonstration

Lunch provided by the hosts

Visit of AMT Maintenance Shop and Rolling Stock

. 9:00 a.m

Arrive at Training Sites - Based on Team schedules assigned Thursday

Lunch provided at Rodeo Site

 

Course Training:

  • Course Overview
  • Hands on Vehicle  Operation
  • Customer Service
  • Train Inspection
  • Question and Answer Session

 

6:00 p.m.

Rodeo Committee Debriefing
Fairmont - Duluth/Mackenzie

4:30 p.m. Operations Return to Hotel
6:00 p.m.

Operators Committee - Review of Score Sheets, Schedule
Fairmont - Duluth/Mackenzie

Saturday, June 14
5:00 a.m.

Uniform Inspection
Fairmont - Hochelaga 3

6 a.m. Maintainers Depart Hotel
5:15 - 6:15 a.m.

Breakfast  - Rodeo Operators, Supervisors & Ops Committee Members
Fairmont - Le Grande Salon

6:30 - 7:00 a.m. Operators Written Test
Fairmont - Hochelaga 3
6:30 a.m. Judges leave hotel to Roadeo Site 6:45 - 7:45 a.m. Breakfast at Youville
7:15 a.m. Operators & Operating Committee Members Depart hotel
8:00 a.m.

2014 International Rail Rodeo Competition

10:00 a.m.

 Bus departs from Mansfield entrance of Fairmont for guest

Public Transit directions will be available at the Host Desk at APTA Registration.
Or click here for transit directions

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. COMBINED COMPETITION EVENT
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Rodeo Reception and Swap Meet
Fairmont - Saint-Laurent/Gatineau
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

 Montreal Oh la la! - Host reception
CDP Capital Center Parquet Shuttles starts at 6:45 p.m.

Sunday, June 15
9:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Rail Rodeo De-Briefing Meeting
Fairmont - Le Grande Salon

6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Rail Roadeo Awards Dinner
Fairmont - Le Grande Salon
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
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