News Category: incidents

Trespassing on train tracks proves deadly in Canada in April

The month of April we hosted Operation Lifesaver’s 2017 Rail Safety Week, and unfortunately it also saw several fatalities and serious injuries in Canada due to trespassing on railway tracks and property.… Read More

March rail safety statistics indicate increase in trespasser fatalities

Unfortunately, the month of March saw an increase in trespasser fatalities across Canada. This spike in numbers is a sombre reminder that knowing how to be rail safe near railway tracks and property is a vital life lesson.… Read More

Debbie Young awarded 2015 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

OTTAWA, April 29, 2016 Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada’s national rail safety program, today announced Debbie Young of Sydney, NS is the recipient of the Roger Cyr award for her railway safety efforts that have helped diminish crossing and trespassing incidents in Nova Scotia.… Read More

Ernie Foster awarded 2014 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

OTTAWA, June 23, 2015Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada’s national rail safety program, today announced Ernie Foster of The Pas is the recipient of the Roger Cyr award for his railway safety efforts that have helped diminish crossing and trespassing incidents in Manitoba.… Read More