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We would like to thank the public for showing their support for National Train Day in Brattleboro on May 7,2011. We would also like to thank our sponsors, listed below

Sponsors:
Windham Flowers
Price Chopper Supermarket
Wal-Mart
Hannaford Supermarket
Pepsi-Co
G. Housine
Koffee Kup DOnuts
Brattleboro Co-op
Brattleboro Museum

We would also like to thank our volunteers,
Volunteers:
Cynthia Kaley
Tristan Hubby
Neil W. Cubitt
Gail Cartinger
Ray Branagan
Kenneth Church
Cheryl
Marshall Patton
Tom Finnell
Christine Texiera
Christopher Parker

Here's what you can do to stay safe around trains...

Never trespass on any railroad property or right of way!
Doing so is illegal and risks serious injury or death.

Cross only at designated pedestrian or roadway crossings!
Look for a train moving from either direction -- and then look for a second train from either direction.

Always expect a train!
Trains do not have set schedules and can approach from either direction at any time of day or night.
Trains do not take holidays.

Don't stand next to tracks!
Trains can overhang the tracks by three feet on either side, and straps and tiedowns can extend even further.

Never try to beat a train!
Because of their size, you cannot judge a train's speed or distance. Trains cannot make sudden stops. Remember that a locomotive weighs 200 tons. An automobile being hit by a train is equivalent to a soda can being hit by an automobile.

 

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