MONTREAL, QC – Rail Safety Week is next week from April 30 to May 6, 2012.  CN Police will mark Rail Safety Week with a public awareness campaign aimed at reducing the number of trespassing crossing related accidents.  In addition, the police force is asking the public to help save lives by calling CN Police at 1-800-465-9239 to report unsafe behaviour on 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.

CN — Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries — spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St Paul, Memphis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information on CN, visit the company’s website at www.cn.ca.

Source: Canada Newswire / CN

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