Get on board with rail safety.

When our communities are connected, everyone is affected. That’s why it’s so important we all take actions to stay safe around the tracks and improve rail safety with Brightline. After all, one bad choice or irresponsible action of not using caution around railroad crossings could have tremendous consequences along the coast of Florida. We hope the information on this page helps keep you, your family, and your entire community safe. Take the pledge today and get on board with rail safety.

When our communities are connected, everyone is affected. That’s why it’s so important we all take actions to stay safe around the tracks and improve rail safety with Brightline. After all, one bad choice or irresponsible action of not using caution around railroad crossings could have tremendous consequences along the coast of Florida. We hope the information on this page helps keep you, your family, and your entire community safe. Take the pledge today and get on board with rail safety.

Get on board with the signs and signals

Advance Warning

Warns drivers that the road ahead crosses railroad tracks. A good reminder to slow down, look and listen for a train.

NO TRAIN HORN

An established quiet zone where the train will not be sounded unless there is an emergency or workers are near the tracks.

crossbuck

Yield to trains at this location. This is the only place where it is safe to cross the tracks. Never cross the tracks in any other location.

side street warning

Warns that a highway-rail intersection will appear immediately after making a right or left turn.

Look, Listen & Live

Since trains are so big, they may appear to be traveling slower and much farther away. It can take a mile or more for a train to stop in an emergency. So, get on board with rail safety and use caution around railroad tracks.

Look

Stay behind the yellow lines at train stations.

Always look both ways before crossing tracks

Cross only where you see designated crossings

listen

Trains are quiet, be super alert!

Never wear headphones
near the tracks

live

Never cross tracks when you
see a moving train

Never trespass on the tracks.
It’s against the law!

Never try to chase or outrun a train

Never walk or bike along train tracks

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Take the pledge and share with your friends

  • I will cross only where there are crossing signs
  • I will never cross tracks when a train is moving
  • I will never chase the train
  • I will never try to outrun a train
  • I will never trespass on tracks. It’s against the law!
  • I will never walk or bike along train tracks
  • I will never wear headphones or earbuds around train tracks
  • I will stay behind the yellow line on train station platforms
  • I will always look both ways before crossing the tracks

I pledge to be safe around railroad tracks and trains.

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Connecting communities via rail safety

A Brightline event could be coming to your community. Check out these videos featuring community events, school visits, and more.

Download and share rail safety tips

We partner with Operation Lifesaver, a nationwide non-profit, dedicated to raising overall awareness around rail safety. Together, we developed these safety materials with Florida Operation Lifesaver just for you. Please read and share with those in your community and be safe by staying off all railroad tracks.

brochure

Geared for kids, this brochure is full of interesting information that helps them get on board with rail safety.

mailer

Check out our mailer packed with rail safety info–perfect for sending to schools.

fact sheet

Get on board with rail safety and get the facts with this helpful guide.

Mental health and safety resources

211 Help Line

211 is the most comprehensive source of information about local resources and services in the country. Thousands of caring, local experts are available for confidential, anonymous help, 24/7.

The Dr. brandt foundation

The Dr. Brandt Foundation is dedicated to supporting the mental health and well-being of diverse and underserved communities and to bring awareness to mental health issues such as depression and suicide prevention.

Operation lifesaver, inc.

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) is a non-profit organization and nationally-recognized leader of rail safety education. OLI is been committed to preventing collisions, injuries and fatalities on and around railroad tracks.

We’re here to provide training and support

If you’re interested in a Brightline representative providing safety training, please contact safety@gobrightline.com