CN Police urge citizens to report unsafe behaviour on railway property
to help reduce trespassing and crossing related fatalities
MONTREAL, April 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI)
invites the media to report on key issues at the centre of Rail Safety
Week, from April 28 to May 4, 2014. 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 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.
A news release and list of safety blitz locations will be distributed on
Canada Newswire on Monday, April 28, 2014, at 9 a.m. (ET).
CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250
billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors,
ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer
goods, across a rail network spanning Canada and mid-America. CN -
Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway
subsidiaries -- serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince
Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the
metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago,
Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., 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.
For further information:
1 888 855-6397, ext. 236