Think Safety First Near Railway Crossings

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018
Think Safety First Near Railway Crossings

By: Brandon Kennedy, Traffic Designer Railway safety is a topic that cannot be emphasized enough for both the public and those working on the railway. According to Federal Railroad Administration statistics, 274 highway-rail grade crossing fatalities occurred in 2017, with 9 being in Alabama.

Train Your Brain with Operation Lifesaver

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012
Train Your Brain with Operation Lifesaver

The goal to improve railroad crossing safety fits perfectly with the mission of Operation Lifesaver, a non-profit organization founded in 1972 that provides public education programs to prevent collisions, injuries and fatalities on and around railroad tracks and highway-rail grade crossings.

The Importance of Railroad Safety

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012

Construction of the Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility in McCalla, AL has a lot of people thinking about trains these days. You may have even noticed new billboards going up around the Birmingham area with rail safety messages. The billboards are part of a “Train Your Brain” education campaign sponsored by Norfolk Southern Railway.