Proclamation for National Rail Safety Week – .pdf 547 kb
It’s faster if I cross here…It’s just a short walk on the tracks…A train just went by, another won’t come for awhile.
These are some of the thoughts that may cross your mind when considering walking along train tracks. But know this…it’s NEVER safe to cross the tracks anywhere but at a designated crossing.
While the number of highway-rail crossing collisions, deaths and injuries has dropped over the past five decades, it’s still a startling fact that about every three hours in the U.S., a person or vehicle is hit by a train.
The following PSA from Operation Lifesaver, Inc. is aimed at preventing incidents between trespassers on railroad tracks and trains
Information contained on this page is courtesy of Operation Lifesaver, Inc.