Do not enter the railroad right-or-way to obtain any information on
trains. Trespassing is illegal and dangerous. Only use
designated pedestrian or highway-rail crossings.
Locomotive engineers are highly trained professionals and are doing
the job they are paid to do. Safety is one of the core values within
the railroad industry. All railroad employees bear a great
responsibility for safety of the public and their fellow employees. Do
not attempt to contact the engineer. Do not throw objects at any part
of the locomotive or train.
is a non-profit, international continuing public education program first
established in 1972 to end collisions, deaths and injuries at places
where roadways cross train tracks, and on railroad rights-of-way.
Operation Lifesaver programs are sponsored
cooperatively by federal, state, and local government agencies; highway
safety organizations, and the nation’s railroads.