News Category: railway trespassing

DOs and DON’Ts of railfanning near the tracks tip #1

Railfans of all ages know trains are cool. We get it and love seeing images and stories from avid railfans across the world. In fact, they tend to capture some of the greatest train images around!… Read More

The misadventures of Bob – complete collection (vol. 1)

If you’re not careful there are a lot of ways to die around railway tracks and property. Just ask our buddy, Bob.

Bottom line: just stay away to say alive!… Read More

The misadventures of Bob: “Headphones and train tracks don’t mix”

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Talking #railsafety with Peter Mohyla (GO Transit)

Operation Lifesaver interviews Peter Mohyla, Safety Officer and Community Service Officer with GO Transit. Peter, who has been working with Operation Lifesaver for 26 years, talks about the increasing need for rail safety awareness due to the continuing expansion of the railway system across the country.… Read More

Talking #railsafety with Brent Fernuik (Bombardier Transportation)

Operation Lifesaver Interviews Brent Fernuik, Manager of Regulatory Compliance and System Safety with Bombardier Transportation, about the importance of rail safety awareness and public education. Mr. Fernuik discusses Operation Lifesaver’s role in educating people of all ages about the many dangers associated with trespassing on railway tracks.… Read More

Betty Melik-Hingston, passionate Operation Lifesaver supporter

We at Operation Lifesaver have embarked on a series featuring firsthand accounts from survivors, those who work with people who have experienced critical incidents, rail employees willing to share their experiences, and dedicated Operation Lifesaver supporters. In sharing their stories, we hope that you will be reminded of the very real dangers associated with trespassing on railway property and behaving unsafely at highway-railway crossings.Read More

Real life part 2: Navigating next steps after experiencing a critical incident

We at Operation Lifesaver have embarked on a new series that will feature some firsthand accounts from survivors, those who work with people who have experienced critical incidents in the workplace, and rail employees willing to share their experiences. In sharing their stories, we hope that you will be reminded of the very real dangers associated with trespassing on railway property and behaving unsafely at highway-railway crossings.Read More

Train tracks are not a good place for a walk

With warmer spring weather beckoning Canadians outdoors, we thought it appropriate to share an important video reminder of the dangers of venturing onto railway property. 

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