Rail Safety Week is September 22-26

Buffalo Grove Metra StationRail Safety Week is September 22-26

Operations Lifesaver, Inc. is highlighted during National Rail Safety week, which is September 22 – 28, 2019. Despite a decreasing number of fatalities over the last three decades, there were 270 deaths involving trains in 2018. Buffalo Grove police will be ticketing violators during this week-long campaign with a goal is to educate pedestrians, cyclists and motorists on simple steps to reduce fatalities. Please visit this link to learn about the laws around railroad crossings and penalties for violating them. Police will be at the Metra Station on Thursday, September 26 between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. hosting an educational event.