News Archives: 2016

Let’s continue to spread the rail safety message!

Thank you for help us make Rail Safety Week 2016 a success! Getting the rail safety word out across the country wouldn’t have been possible without your support and hard work!

Here’s to another year ahead of continuing to spread the lifesaving message of rail safety and working to reduce incidents across Canada.… Read More

A rail safety message from OL’s partners

We had some of our very valued partners weigh in on why rail safety is important. This is what they had to say.… Read More

Deadly Train Fact #4: The impact of a train will crush you—literally

Due to the size and mass of a train it can potentially destroy anything in its path—easily.… Read More

Debbie Young awarded 2015 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

OTTAWA, April 29, 2016 Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada’s national rail safety program, today announced Debbie Young of Sydney, NS is the recipient of the Roger Cyr award for her railway safety efforts that have helped diminish crossing and trespassing incidents in Nova Scotia.… Read More

Reflecting on railway tragedy: a compilation of personal stories

Operation Lifesaver Canada exists to prevent railway related deaths and injuries. Sometimes that means learning from tragedy. Over the years we’ve spoken to a number of engineers and family members who’ve personally experienced a railway incident. We’ve compiled some of the most powerful quotes and images from those stories in this magazine.… Read More

The Misadventures of Bob: YOLO…’til you don’t

Bob’s not the brainiest. Sure, he’s got a pretty fun life, but he just keeps getting himself killed.… Read More

Rail safety starts with you. Join us in saving lives!

We sat down with Operation Lifesaver Canada’s National Director Mike Regimbal to get his take on the state of rail safety in Canada, why it’s important and what you can do to help save lives. Check out the video below!… Read More

Deadly Train Fact #3: Trains can’t avoid hitting you

If you think a train can move out of the way to avoid hitting you—you’re wrong.… Read More

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