CN Police urge citizens to report unsafe behaviour on railway property to help reduce trespassing fatalities
HOMEWOOD, IL, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) invites the media to report on key issues at the centre of Rail Safety 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 and 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 the United States and Canada. 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 news release and list of safety blitz locations will be distributed on PR Newswire on Monday, April 30, 2012, at 9 a.m. (ET).
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.