In light of Mondays Amtrak Train crash with a large truck in North Carolina, this is a good time to remind everyone it is crucial once a vehicle becomes stalled or hung up on railroad tracks, to immediately notify the appropriate railroad by telephoning the emergency numbers show here: Railroads' Emergency Phone Numbers Provide the location, crossing number (if posted), and the name of the road or highway that crosses the tracks. And be sure to specify that a vehicle is on the tracks! Amtrak 1-800-331-0008 BNSF Railway 1-800-832-5452 CSX 1-800-232-0144 Canadian National 1-800-465-9239 Canadian Pacific 1-800-716-9132 Kansas City Southern1-800-892-6295 Norfolk Southern 1-800-453-2530 Union Pacific 1-888-877-7267 Call the local police or dial 911 if you cannot locate the railroad emergency phone number at the site.

March 13, 2015