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Railroad Urges Safety at Crossings

Posted on March 18, 2016

The Essex Steam Train begins Seasonal Operations the week of March 30

ESSEX, Conn. (March 18, 2016) –The Essex Steam Train and Valley Railroad Company will soon be increasing frequency of train operations on its tracks between Old Saybrook and Dock Road in Haddam. Motorists and pedestrians alike are urged to renew their sense of caution and safety at the numerous railroad crossings, heeding the warning of all STOP signs, lights, and gates in using these crossings.  All crossings have a toll-free Emergency Contact phone number posted to report emergencies or concerns. Pedestrians are also cautioned that walking upon or within 15′ of the tracks is unsafe, and in violation of State and Federal regulations.  Questions regarding railroad and crossing safety may be directed to Robert Bradway, V.P. Track and Property, at 860-964-3422.

Thank you for your attention. Essex Steam Train is looking forward to an active and exciting season. Please find more information about the upcoming season at and follow Essex Steam Train & Riverboat for updates on Twitter at @essexsteamtrain and on Facebook at

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