During this time, Amtrak San Joaquins, in partnership with California Operation LifeSaver (CAOL), aims to raise awareness about risky pedestrian and driver behavior around railroad tracks.
“California Operation Lifesaver is committed to providing Rail Safety Education across California to change dangerous behaviors near railroad tracks. Ranking number one in fatalities in both trespass and grade crossing, this statistic emphasizes the critical need to educate the public about rail safety,” said Nancy Sheehan, CAOL Executive Director.
We know in 2020 the word “safety” has taken on new significance in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below, we’ll share a few railroad safety tips, as well as information on how Amtrak is keeping you safe during your journey.
Railroad Safety Facts
Amtrak San Joaquins’ top priority is the health and safety of our employees and passengers. Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Amtrak San Joaquins has followed recommendations from the CDC and state and local public health officials when implementing measures to ensure the health and safety of our employees and the public. These include:
For more information on how Amtrak San Joaquins is keeping staff, travelers and visitors safe during COVID-19, visit amtraksanjoaquins.com/covid-19.