How to keep yourself safe while travelling by train

Transport security is not just about stopping criminals but also preventing train passengers from getting in the way of security personnel or security personnel from getting into your way, the Government of Canada’s new national security strategy notes.

In an effort to keep you safe, Transport Canada has developed a national security posture and an operational plan for railway transportation.

Here are some of the key points: Transport Canada will have the ability to intercept, detain, and prosecute all railway traffic on its behalf.

This includes passengers, train operators, and staff.