The New Mexico Rail Runner Express works in conjunction with Operation Lifesaver, Inc., a national, non-profit organization developed to promote train safety and awareness.
In order to educate the public about railway safety with the train safety message provided by Operation Lifesaver, Inc., New Mexico Rail Runner Express staff members have visited more than 300 schools, senior centers, state/county fairs, scout troops, museums, churches, libraries, driver's education classes, professional drivers, bus drivers and many other groups and locations.
For more information about the Rail Runner’s safety initiatives, or to schedule a free Rail Safety / Operation Lifesaver presentation for your classroom, civic group, employment center, scout troop, or any number of other gatherings, email Stephanie Paiz, Rio Metro Safety Coordinator or call Customer Service at 866-795-RAIL (7245).
Rail Safety Tips
Select a tab below to view important rail safety tips from Operation Lifesaver, Inc.
Train tracks, bridges and yards are private property. Never walk, bike, skateboard or run on or along the tracks; it’s illegal and dangerous. Trespassing on train tracks is the leading cause of rail-related death in North America.