Rail Safety week increases awareness and promotes public safety

This week is national Rail Safety Week and the Lethbridge Police Service is joining the Canadian Pacific Police Service in encouraging residents to always be vigilant around railway tracks .

  • Only cross tracks at designated crossings. Railway lines are private property, and walking on them constitutes trespassing. The only safe, legal place to cross a rail line is at a marked grade crossing

  • Never walk on railway bridges

  • Don’t bike down or near railway tracks