News Archives: 2016

The fact is: Trestles are for trains only

Did you know? Trestles are private property, owned by the railway. It may seem like a no brainer, but some think it’s okay to travel over trestles and treat them as if they are pedestrian bridges. The fact is: Trestles are for trains only.… Read More

Rail safety rules: know the facts so you don’t die on the tracks

School is in full swing. And with that comes the added distractions of getting to class on time, hanging out with friends, and making the most of your lunch break. All these activities could potentially lead you to make decisions that could cost you everything.… Read More

A rail safety message from GO Transit’s Peter Mohyla

Meet Peter Mohyla. He’s been one of Operation Lifesaver’s biggest rail safety champions for over 26 years. And while rail safety is his passion, it’s also his profession.

Peter works as a Safety and Community Services Officer with GO Transit and spends his days making sure Canadians know that being rail safe saves lives.… Read More

Back to School Rail Safety DOs and DON’Ts—Part 2

School is back in session, and with that comes a new year of good times and making memories with friends. Keep the memory bank stacked by knowing what’s what in this second instalment of Back to School Rail Safety DOs and DON’Ts.… Read More

Back to school rail safety quiz: Test your rail safety IQ!

Now that school is back in session ask yourself: Are you a slayer in the rail safety knowledge zone or do you flounder? Take the quiz and find out!… Read More

A rail safety message from locomotive engineer, Tom Bozyk

Tom Bozyk is not only a locomotive engineer, who has been working in the railway industry for 25-plus years, but also a very valued Operation Lifesaver volunteer and partner.… Read More

Back to school means back to rail safety basics

We hate to say it but…soon students will be flooding subways, buses and the streets, making their way to classes across the nation.

With the first day of school rapidly approaching, it’s time to refresh the rail safety basics. Why, you ask?… Read More

July 2016 Rail Safety Stats and Trends

For detailed statistics, visit our Facts & Stats section!… Read More

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