Know how to be safe around trains
RTD has light rail and commuter trains running on its system, and it's important to know how to stay safe around them. Some run in streets along with traffic, some cross roadways and safety is key at all train stations.
Light rail trains are powered by overhead electrical lines. The video shows crews installing overhead wire to power the trains on the R Line.
This information is important to talk you your kids about, and to share with everyone since trains are about to start testing. Here are some resources for you in addition to the safety tips below:
Download the Train Safety Checklist / Español
Download the Train Safety Poster / Español
Take the pledge to stay safe around buses and trains
Overhead electric wires are dangerous
Be safe near the train tracks
Be alert when crossing tracks
Be safe while on the train and at the station
Test train on the R Line near the Florida Station
We want you and your children to be safe around trains, so please talk to your children about these tips that are great information about what to do and what not to do around the commuter trains.
RTD will continue the education process with schools and neighborhood groups to raise awareness about safety on and near trains. If you have questions or would like to request more information you can call 303-299-2673.
© 2018 All Rights Reserved.
Web Site Designed By ProjectWest