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Watch This Video and Learn to Be Safe on Railroad Tracks

Knowing how to stay safe when crossing railroad tracks with a vehicle can save a life and prevent unnecessary damage. Watch Metrolink’s “Stop Track Tragedies” video today to help protect yourself and your loved ones down the line.

Here are the main cautions to remember:

  • Never stop on the tracks
  • Wait for the traffic to clear before crossing
  • Always make sure there is enough space to clear the tracks and that your vehicle is not hanging over them

If your vehicle gets stuck on the tracks:

  • Get out of your vehicle
  • Find the blue and white emergency sign
  • Call the emergency number for help

Learn more about rail safety here.