Sunday, May 26
Shadow

Tag: Railroad

NCDOT Urges Safety Around Railroad Tracks

NCDOT Urges Safety Around Railroad Tracks

Traffic & Roads
If there is an emergency at a railroad crossing, call the number on the blue sign at the crossing. (NC DOT) RALEIGH N.C. (NC DOT) - State transportation officials are reminding people to stay off railroad property because it is illegal and dangerous. “Railroad property and tracks are for trains and are not for walking, jogging or any form of trespassing,” said Jason Orthner, director for the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division. “This time of year, students are also taking senior and prom pictures. We strongly urge photographers to not trespass on railroad property.” NCDOT’s Rail Division also urges people to follow these tips: Pedestrians should always cross the railroad at safe, legal crossings such as bridges, underpasses, and railroad crossings with signage....