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19 April 2012 - Rail Safety WeekWarning - this news article expired on 2012-05-19. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Media Invitation

Belleville Police Service - In Partnership with the Community

On Monday, 23 April 2012, at 1:30 p.m., VIA Rail Canada will present at $2000.00 donation to Belleville Children's Safety Village.

Rail Safety Week is 28 April to 5 May, 2012. Belleville Police Service, the CN Police, VIA Rail Canada and Bay of Quinte Safe communities are working in partnership to promote Rail Safety Week in the Belleville area.

Please consider attending this community event hosted at 93 Dundas Street, East, Belleville.

Rail Safety Week Events and Locations

  1. Belleville VIA Rail Station, 220 Station St., Belleville, Ont.

    A kiosk will be set up at the new VIA Rail station in Belleville between April 29th and May 5th (incl.). Passengers and visitors will be greeted and pamphlets on Rail Safety will be handed out

  1. Moira Street - Public Crossing

    CN and Belleville Police Officers and VIA Rail personnel will be set up at the Moira St / CNR rail crossing to meet pedestrians and vehicle drivers to hand out pamphlets and discuss Rail Safety in the vicinity of rail tracks. Dates and times will vary commencing on Monday, May 30th.

  1. Operation LifeSaver presentations will be given to students at two local schools

    Holy Rosary School on Tuesday, May 1st.
    Prince of Wales School on Thursday May 3rd.

  2. Quinte Mall, 390 North Street, Belleville, Ont.

    A kiosk will be set up at the Bay of Quinte Shopping Mall. Shoppers will be greeted and pamphlets will be handed out to promote Rail Safety.

    Thursday, May 3rd (08:30 - 21:00)
    Friday, May 4th (08:30 - 21:00)
    Saturday May 5th (09:00 - 18:00)