Notes on a railway tragedy: A message from a grandmother

On June 25, 2001, 13-year-old Andrew West was on his way to meet up with his friends. With his headphones on and his hands in his pockets, he walked along the tracks. Unbeknownst to him, a train was heading straight for his back, the frantic engineer applying the brakes and sounding the horn… Read Andrew’s full story as told by his mother Roxane West and grandmother, Betty Melik. Rail safety story