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Keeping Your Kids ‘on Track’ When it Comes to Rail Safety



Check out the Metro-North TRACKS program for kids

Check out the Metro-North TRACKS program for kids

Metro-Man poses with Deidre Mitchell, TRACKS Program Manager, at Stamford Station in between handing out masks to customers.

Learning about safety at Metro-North Railroad has never been easier – or more fun – for kids!

Metro-North’s TRACKS (Together Railroads and Communities Keeping Safe) Program offers a variety of free virtual safety events and activities that will have them chugging along in no time!

Like its annual Rail Safety Poster Contest, which invites regional students, K-12, to submit original artwork depicting what they think is most important about rail safety at Metro-North. Submissions will be accepted through November 20, so get those art supplies ready!

For more information, please visit http://web.mta.info/mnr/tracks/rsw/.

READ MORE: November is National Model Railroad Month

But the train doesn’t stop there. Metro-North also has free ‘passports’ for kids to enjoy at home or while riding on the rails, which are full of great safety tips from Metro-Man and Tracks the Dog! And let’s not forget about Metro-North’s ever-popular safety-inspired coloring book!

If you’re looking for some great tutorials on how to stay safe around Metro-North, the railroad also has a fun video series featuring Metro-Man in action and giving safety tips to customers!

Interested? You can find all of those videos at http://web.mta.info/mnr/tracks/rsw/.

For more information on Metro-North’s TRACKS program, or to request a free rail safety presentation, visit http://web.mta.info/mnr/tracks/index.html or send an email to MNRTracks@mnr.org.



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