Two new Featherlite training trailers, or mobile classrooms, recently became part of Union Pacific Railroad’s fleet of mobile classrooms. They use the trailers to bring training to locomotive engineer and conductor locations in 23 states that are part of their system. Read more about Union Pacific’s mobile training program in this article. Union Pacific Railroad… Read more »
Read more about Union Pacific’s mobile training program, which features Featherlite mobile classrooms, in the following press release. CRESCO, Iowa/July 17, 2012 — Union Pacific Railroad operations grew to cover 23 of the 50 states during its 150-year history, and today their employees in all these states must be trained to master the latest railroad… Read more »
Earlier this month, Garden City Community College received a new Featherlite mobile classroom. The new Featherlite trailer will be used by the college’s food science program to travel to remote locations for student training in the fast-growing food safety industry. This double slideout trailer features interactive whiteboards and satellite Internet. It can accommodate around 30… Read more »
In a first that we are aware of, a Featherlite trailer has been featured on a coin! Union Pacific minted a commemorative coin for their Positive Train Control system. Featherlite built mobile classroom trailers for Union Pacific last year, and a replica of one of their trailers is featured on the coin. The trailers are… Read more »
Washburn University, located in Topeka, Kan., will be using their new Featherlite mobile classroom throughout the state of Kansas. The trailers will be equipped with training equipment, tables and chairs as support for electrical and industrial technology courses offered by Washburn. The slideout on the streetside of the trailer allows additional interior space for equipment.
The recent edition of Tracks, published by the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers, included a story about classroom trailers. An excerpt from that article, which highlights two recent Featherlite mobile classroom projects, is included below, courtesy of NATM. NATM Member Trailers Used as Mobile Classrooms By Meghan Ryan, Tracks Editor NATM member specialty trailers recently made their… Read more »
This mobile classroom trailer for Chipola College houses a complete classroom with computer workstations and video support. Not only that, it also contains a four station hands-on welding workshop complete with welders and all the supporting hardware. Check out the video to see it up close! Who would have ever guessed that you could teach… Read more »
Featherlite recently built a specialty trailer for Ashley Furniture. The Mobile Skills Laboratory is providing students with the opportunity to take over 300 competency-based courses for high school credit. A four-school consortium will each host the Mobile Skills Laboratory at their school district on a nine-week rotational schedule. Enrolled students will have the opportunity to… Read more »