Tips for the Road

Everyone knows the road rules, or at least we hope you do. A couple of key things to remember when out railfanning or chasing a train:

  • Be courteous to your fellow users of the road – do not parallel a train if it is travelling well below the posted road speed (ie. 80km/h in a 100km/h zone). This is extremely dangerous and is definitely frowned upon amongst rail enthusiasts.
  • Stick to the speed limit.
  • Do not operate electronic devices while driving such as camera gear, mobile phones, etc. If you have passengers, let them take the photos/video or answer your phone.
  • Do not overtake when it isn’t safe, your life is more important than trying to catch up with a train.
  • Do not park illegally – ie. No Parking Zones

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