The Railway Educational Bureau offers distance training courses in introduction to railroading; freight car inspection and maintenance; brake systems; locomotive electrical and mechanical; locomotive operation; and metal trades and railway signaling. In addition, the organization offers track and steam locomotive maintenance and shop inspection. Its Website features online testing and provides a way for students to check their grades and progress online. The Railway Educational Bureau offers a variety of training methods, such as distance and work site training, customized training solutions and workshops. It follows the rules and regulations of the Federal Railroad Administration and Association of American Railroads. The Railway Educational Bureau is licensed and accredited by the state of Nebraska Department of Education. It is a part of the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, which is a publisher of Railway Age, Railway Track and Structures and International Railway Journal.