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NEWARK, NJ, October 3, 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

October 7 Livingston School, New Brunswick 9:30 a.m.

October 8 Coleman School, Glen Rock 9:30 a.m.

October 9 Thomas Richards School, Atco 9 a.m.

October 9 Waterford School, Waterford 2 p.m.

October 10 Bloomfield Rotary Club, Bloomfield 12:30 p.m.

October 11 Memorial School, Maywood 9 a.m.

October 11 Batcho School, Manville 1:30 p.m.

October 14 Ben Franklin School, Edison 1:45 p.m.

October 15 New Providence High School 12 p.m.

October 16 Montclair High School 8 a.m.

October 17 Stillman School, Plainfield 1:30 p.m.

October 17 Barlow School, Plainfield 9:30 a.m.

October 28 Maple Place School, Oceanport 9 a.m.

October 29 Passaic School 8, Passaic 9:30 a.m.

October 30 Roosevelt School, Pennsauken 9:30 a.m.

October 30 Fine School, Pennsauken 10:30 a.m.