National Rail Safety Week is this September 22-28. The goal of Rail Safety Week is to raise awareness across the United States of the need for rail safety education, and to empower the general public to keep themselves safe near rail crossings and railroad rights-of-way.
Rio Metro and the New Mexico Rail Runner Express support Rail Safety Week, an awareness campaign designed by Operation Lifesaver, Inc. in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Meet our Staff
Safety is the number one priority for Rio Metro and the New Mexico Rail Runner Express. Meet some of our staff and find out their tips for staying safe around trains and railroad tracks.
Terry Doyle,Director, Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Terry's Rail Safety Tip: As an agency, safety is our number one priority. Always remember, the train can’t see you and it can’t stop on a dime.
Robert Gonzales, Operations Manager
Robert's Rail Safety Tip: Don't get hurt; stay alert.
Stephanie Paiz, Program Support Coordinator
Stephanie's Rail Safety Tip: Being on the tracks is trespassing. It is both dangerous and illegal.