Make rail safety a priority this Labour Day weekend

As you pack up your vehicle and get ready to head out for the Labour Day long weekend, make sure you’ve got your rail safety bases covered before you hit the road.

Take the same precautions at railway crossings that you do on the highway

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Operation Lifesaver attends trespass outreach event

On August 21, 2014, Operation Lifesaver, along with NB Southern Railway and the OL NB provincial committee, attended an outreach event at a higher risk area near Harbour Station and a popular skate park in Saint John, NB.  The event was held to raise awareness about the dangers of trespassing and rail safety.… Read More

Back to rail safety reminders for school bus drivers

The summer is winding down and the back to school commercials are airing regularly (sigh) — so now’s the perfect time for school bus drivers to refresh their rail safety knowledge before climbing back in the driver’s seat this September.

While Operation Lifesaver recognizes that regulations for bus drivers vary by province in Canada, no matter where you are, we’ve got you covered with free downloadable resources for school bus drivers.… Read More

Attention rail fans: Don’t risk your life trying to get the shot

Nothing beats the thrill rail fans feel when they hear the whistle in the distance and the rumble of a train barrelling down the tracks.

As you wait in anticipation to see the mighty locomotive pop into your view, you position your tripod in just the right spot and set your shutter speed—you’re ready.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver talks rail safety for wedding photographers

It’s no secret—we are heavy advocates when it comes to educating about the dangers of using the train tracks or any railway property as a location for professional wedding photos.

Just three weeks ago, we published a wedding photography story which highlights the dangers of shooting near the tracks.… Read More

OL Canada at Global Level Crossing and Trespass Symposium

This week we’re at the Global Level Crossing and Trespass Symposium at the University Of Illinois (August 3 – 8). We’re proud to be representing rail safety for Canada at an event with 21 countries in attendance. 

Check out these photos of CN in action at the event!… Read More

Rail Safety Day a hit at the Toronto Railway Museum

Toronto families were smiling from ear to ear on Saturday, July 19th, as they attended the First Annual Rail Safety Day at the Toronto Railway Museum.

This free event was jam-packed with railway-related activities for the whole family.… Read More

Calling all ATV operators! Do you know your rail safety?

Nothing beats starting the engine, revving the throttle and heading out on an all-terrain vehicle for an off-road adventure.

While you’re out enjoying Canada’s great outdoors this summer, you’re no doubt going to run into an unmarked railway crossing or train tracks.… Read More

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