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CN to raise awareness of trespassing dangers during Rail Safety Week


MONTREAL, Que.– CN will mark Rail Safety Week (April 27 to May 3, 2015)with a public awareness campaign aimed at reducing the number of trespassing and grade-crossing related accidents. In addition, the company is asking the public to help save lives by calling CN Police at 1-800-465-9239 to report unsafe behaviour on or near railway property.

Throughout the week, CN Police will conduct safety initiatives at commuter stations and railway crossings across Canada and the United States. Officers will send clear messages to commuters and motorists about the importance of safety at crossings and the deadly risks of trespassing on railway tracks and property.

A CN news release and list of safety blitz locations will be issued on Monday, April 27, 2015, at 9 a.m. (ET).