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  • Young Man Dies in Train Accident in Pärnu County

    Today (2 February 2010) at 9.27 AM an accident took place in Tootsi Rural Municipality of Pärnu County where a 21-years old young man stepped from the woods in front of the approaching Tallinn-Pärnu passenger train. According to Western Police Prefecture, the young man died in the accident. Source: www.DELFI.ee

  • Car Hit by Passenger Train, Driver Dies

    A passenger car with two persons inside drove in front of Tallinna-Tartu express train before 10 AM this morning at Kaarepere level crossing. The driver of the car died and the passenger was taken to a hospital. Agu Lall, PR Officer of the Police and Boarder Guard Board told that the person killed in the…

  • PRESS RELEASE! June 25 is Trans-European Level Crossing Awareness Day

    June 25 is Trans-European Level Crossing Awareness Day Operation Lifesaver Estonia (OLE) joined the initiative of international railway organisations organising a Trans-European Level Crossing Awareness Day taking place on June 25, 2009. The message of the campaign is: “Say no to accidents! Europe stands for safer level crossings!” During this day railway safety messages are…

  • OLE Trains Police Officers from Southern Police Prefecture

    On May 25-26, 2009 took place a training course for OLE’s volunteer presenters. This time it involved 8 police officers of Southern Police Prefecture dealing with crime prevention. OLE and Southern Police Prefecture have signed a cooperation contract aiming at making railway traffic safer through common activities. One of the provisions of the agreement was…

  • OL Canada Kids Website

    OTTAWA, May 1, 2009 – Operation Lifesaver launched a new website for children today (Friday) to help reduce crossing and trespassing incidents around trains. The site is accessible in English at www.olkids.ca or French at www.ogjeunes.ca. Dan Di Tota, national director of Operation Lifesaver, said it includes stories, games, audio and video clips, posters and…

  • Railway Safety Week 2009

    [image_frame style=”framed_shadow” align=”left” height=”350″ width=”250″][/image_frame] The fifth railway safety week is organised to remind people of the dangers involved in railway traffic. In addition to an advertising campaign with the message “Let the train pass! – Let’s save lives!” there will be several railway safety presentations made all over Estonia, Operation Lifesaver Estonia starts the…