Preview: Rail Safety Week starts Monday!

It’s already that time of year again – next week (April 30 – May 6) is our annual Rail Safety Week. For one full week each year, Operation Lifesaver, along with our partners, holds a number of events and activities throughout Canada to bring attention to our important rail safety message.

As in years past, we look forward to communicating our lifesaving message to Canadians through such activities as crossing and traffic enforcement blitzes, mock railway-crossing collisions, school presentations, rail safety kiosks in malls and other public areas, media interviews, public service announcements and speeches to community groups.

Rail Safety Week Preview

Here are just a few of the things you can look forward to during 2012’s Rail Safety Week:

  • This year’s theme is focused on preventing trespassing, with the “These Tracks are for Trains Message”. In support of this message, we will be unveiling seven new trespassing themed posters.
  • The winners of the Off the Rails Contest will be awarded their prizes.
  • Watch the blog, Facebook page and Twitter for links to media stories about the week's events and links to important trespassing safety information.

Thank you for your support and we hope you're looking forward to next week as much as we are. Together we can prevent railway related deaths and injuries!