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Stay off the tracks, Squamish: CN Rail

The company says $115 fines handed out to people who go on the tracks

With nicer weather and more people going out, CN Rail is asking people to stay off the tracks.

A news release from the company says that trespassing on tracks is dangerous and illegal.

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People who go onto the tracks can be fined $115.

In 2017, more than 222 accidents occurred in Canada, resulting in 72 fatalities and 44 serious injuries, the agency says.

When it comes to railway safety, CN says:

*Only cross railway tracks as designated public/ pedestrian crossings.

*Obey the railway crossing control devices and do not attempt to beat the train

*Before walking across any railway crossing, look both ways, listen and only proceed over the crossing when it is safe

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