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NJ TRANSIT TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT TRAIN SAFETY

NEWARK, NJ, March 1, 2002 -- NJ TRANSIT is continuing its efforts to educate students throughout the state about rail safety during March.

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

Grade(s)

Start time

March 4

Lincoln School, Edison

K-2

9:30 a.m.

March 5

Avenel Middle School, Avenel

6-8

8:45 a.m

March 14

Woodbine Avenue School, Avenel

K-5

10 a.m.

March 15

Lenna Conrow School, Long Branch

3-5

9 a.m.

March 18

Spragg School, Egg Harbor City

K-4

9 a.m.

March 19

Alternate School, New Brunswick

9-12

1:15 p.m.

March 25

Livingston Park School, North Brunswick

K-5

1 p.m.

March 26

Judd School, North Brunswick

K-5

9 a.m.

March 26

Beers Street School, Hazlet

K-5

1:45 p.m

March 27

Faber School, Dunellen

K-6

8:30 a.m.

March 28

Wilson School, Neptune City

K-5

9:15 a.m.

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