FOR RELEASE SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014, AT 9:00 A.M. EDT. This photo taken June 13, 2014, shows Tim Tucker, a conductor with Norfolk Southern based out of Lynchburg, climbing down from the locomotive cab ... more 
FOR RELEASE SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014, AT 9:00 A.M. EDT. This photo taken June 13, 2014, shows Tim Tucker, a conductor with Norfolk Southern based out of Lynchburg, climbing down from the locomotive cab to do a final check before departing from downtown Roanoke, Va., for the Appalachian whistle-stop Safety Train. "A lot of people, they want to get on the tracks and they think trains can just stop on a dime but trains can't stop. You shouldn't cross tracks but if you have to, make sure to look both ways, make sure everything is clear," Tucker said. Tucker also mentioned to call the number on the back of the stop sign to report any sightings of cars parked near the tracks. Norfolk Southern and Virginia Operation Lifesaver operated across 364 miles of Norfolk Southern's railroad, stopping in nine cities on its way from Cleveland, Tenn., to Lynchburg, Va., June 9-13. The trip was aimed to raise public awareness about being safe and to stay alert at highway/rail crossings around railroad tracks. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Erica Yoon) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Roanoke Times, Erica Yoon
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