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Caution urged at railroad crossings

By fredhi on Sept. 02, 2013, at 5:34 p.m.
The second collision in a week between a train and vehicle in the Bangor area is a stark reminder of how attentive motorists must be at all railroad crossings, according to Maine Operation Lifesaver, the state’s rail safety education organization. “Trains, no matter at what speed they are operating, can’t …
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Caution urged at railroad crossings

By fredhi on Sept. 02, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.
For immediate release: September 2, 2013 Contact: Fred Hirsch 945-6878 Caution Urged at Railroad Crossings The second collision in a week between a train and vehicle in the Bangor area is a stark reminder of how attentive motorists must be at all railroad crossings, according to Maine Operation Lifesaver, the …
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Rail Safety at Folk Festival

By fredhi on Aug. 22, 2012, at 1:51 p.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 22, 2012 Contact: Fred Hirsch 945-6878 MORE TRAINS; MORE VIGILANCE NEEDED AT FOLK FESTIVAL An increase in the number of trains through Bangor recently means American Folk Festival attendees this weekend should be more aware of railroad activity, advises Maine Operation Lifesaver, an educational organization dedicated …
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National Train Day Saturday in Bangor, Brunswick

By fredhi on May 09, 2012, at 4:06 p.m.
NATIONAL TRAIN DAY TO BE CELEBRATED IN MAINE SATURDAY, MAY 12 Maine’s passion for trains – yesterday and today – and the different ways trains touch people’s lives will be on display Saturday, May 12 in celebration of the fifth annual National Train Day (www.nationaltrainday.com). The event will be held …
 
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