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NJ TRANSIT TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT TRAIN SAFETY

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

NEWARK, NJ, November 6, 2001 -- NJ TRANSIT is continuing its efforts to educate students throughout the state about rail safety during November and December.

NJ TRANSIT's "Rail Safety Education Program" teaches students about rail safety through group discussions and lectures, question-and-answer sessions and dramatic safety films designed to grab students' attention. Safety videos used in the program are geared toward school children in all age groups.

EDITORS/NEWS DIRECTORS: NJ TRANSIT encourages and welcomes media coverage of this important effort. Please call NJ TRANSIT's Office of Public Information at 973-491-7078, 24 hours before any session you wish to cover to confirm your attendance. This schedule is subject to change.

Date

School

Grades

Start time

November 12

St. Rose School, Belmar

K-8

11:00 a.m.

November 13

Demarest Middle School, Hoboken

6-8

1:30 p.m.

November 19

Thomas Richards School, Atco

3-4

9:30 a.m.

November 21

Howard Phifer Middle School, Pennsauken

6

9:30 a.m.

November 27

Kennedy Park School, Iselin

3-4

1:30 p.m.

December 3-7

Linden Public Schools

December 10

School 1, Clifton

K-5

10:00 a.m.

December 18

Moss School, Metuchen

Pre K-K

10:30 a.m.

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