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NJ TRANSIT TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT TRAIN SAFETY

NEWARK, NJ, October 30, 2002 ­ NJ TRANSIT is continuing its efforts to educate students throughout the state about rail safety during October.

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.

NJ TRANSIT’s safety program is also available for various community organizations and civic 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

Start time

November 1

Woodland School, Plainfield

9:30 a.m.

November 1

Barlow School, Plainfield

1:15 p.m.

November 4

Cadwalader School, Trenton

1:15 p.m.

November 6

Our Lady of the Holy Angels, Little Falls

9:45 a.m.

November 11

Roosevelt School 7, Garfield

9:30 a.m.

November 14

Holland Middle School, Trenton

9:30 a.m.

November 18

School 1, Linden

9:15 a.m.

November 18

School 6, Linden

1:15 p.m.

November 19

School 5, Linden

9:15 a.m.

November 19

School 2, Linden

1:15 p.m.

November 20

School 9, Linden

9:15 a.m.

November 20

School 10, Linden

1:15 p.m.

November 21

School 4A, Linden

9:15 a.m.

November 21

School 8, Linden

1:15 p.m.

November 22

Avon School, Avon

8:30 a.m.

November 25

Mountain Park School, Berkeley Heights

1:15 p.m.

November 26

Bloomfield Safety Council

12 p.m.

November 27

Hillside School, Cranford

9 a.m.

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