A Successful and Popular Initiative
Public Safety initiatives continue to prove successful and popular with more children and young people than ever exposed to important safety messages regarding safe travel by bus and rail.
Our mission is to provide a safer, more sustainable, efficient business, enhancing our local economy and enriching the local communities we serve.
When using the bus, follow the rules and travel safe.
- Signal - let the driver know you want on the bus.
- Stand back from the kerb when the bus approaches.
- Wait for the bus to stop.
- Let passengers off first.
- Never distract the driver.
- Don't push or shove.
- Store your bags safely.
- Stand behind the driver when getting off the bus.
- Never walk in front or behind a bus as the driver has restricted view and might not see you.
- Give your seat up for the elderly.
As well as making sure thousands of people enjoy their journeys with us every day, we're working hard behind the scenes to ensure their journey is as safe as it possibly can be.
We Need Your Help
By working together, we can prevent potentially dangerous incidents of trespass, vandalism and dangerous behaviour on trains, near railway tracks or on station platforms. Because what might seem to be a bit of harmless fun or simple carelessness can quickly turn into a very dangerous situation.
Let's stay safe, together
We encourage you to play your part in staying safe by reporting any incidents of trespass, vandalism or assault against staff members. If you're also willing to go to court to give evidence that helps to secure a conviction, we'll give you a cash reward of up to £1,000.
Keeping Everyone Safe
For your safety, CCTV is in operation at stations, railway crossings and on most trains. This monitors inappropriate behaviour and, in an effort to keep everyone safe, we prosecute anyone caught damaging property or endangering others.
The Most Important Stop of the Day
- You MUST always obey the flashing red stop lights.
- You MUST stop behind the white line across the road.
- Keep going if you have already crossed the white line when the amber light comes on.
- Do not reverse onto or over a level crossing.
- You MUST wait if a train goes by and the red lights continue to flash. This means another train will be passing soon.
- Only cross when the red lights go out, and the barriers are fully raised.
- Never zigzag around half-barriers; they lower automatically because a train is approaching.
Safety for Cyclists
We aim to provide both bus drivers and cyclists with an understanding of each other’s needs and to offer guidance on how to travel safely together and encourage travel by bike and bus.
Congestion on our roads is an increasing problem for all road users. More and more people are now turning to sustainable modes of transport and what better way to get around than by bus or by bike.
All road users have a responsibility to travel safely together and respect one another.
Third Party Works
Guidance and information for third parties planning to undertake works or activities on or near Translink property that may affect the railway or bus operations.
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