News Category: Trespassing

Attention snowboarders: Jump a train—feel the pain

Snowboarders and skiers, we know nothing beats the surge of adrenaline you get when you hit big booters in the terrain parks at ski resorts. And we get that you can only do so many laps through the park before those jumps just don’t make the cut anymore.… Read More

2016 rail safety review: trespassing incidents on the rise

The numbers are in and 2016 saw an alarming rise in railway trespassing injuries and fatalities in Canada. This infographic breaks down the numbers:… Read More

Straight up: Trains can kill you!

Time and time again we see too many risking their lives and ending up in the path of an oncoming train. The misconceptions that you can get out of the way in time or that it’s okay to take a shortcut over the tracks are false.… Read More

There’s no way around it —railway tracks are for trains only!

Running late—it happens to all of us. Whether you’re trying to get to school, work or meeting up with friends, no one really wants to be late. And when you find yourself running behind, it’s hard to think about anything else.… Read More

A rail safety message from VIA Rail’s Jean Tierney

We would like to introduce you to Jean Tierney, Senior Director, Safety, Security and Risk Management at VIA Rail Canada. Jean is a strong champion of rail safety and Operation Lifesaver supporter. For this week’s post we asked her to share some lifesaving rail safety wisdom.… Read More

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

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

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