Term 3 saw LEARNZ teacher Andrew Penny lead a virtual field trip to Auckland for students to explore safety and sustainability with New Zealand’s rail network.
What: Rail safety: walk-drive-ride safe around rail
When: Term 3 2020 with content remaining online
New Zealand’s trains are taking increasing numbers of people and freight. Train travel makes our roads safer and less congested and supports sustainability goals too.
Rail safety matters a great deal. In some cities, catching a train to school or work is routine and many people come across level crossings where car drivers and the rest of us must stop and wait for a train to pass.
Everything is on the LEARNZ website.
Visit Morningside Station in Auckland to learn what to do.
Explore key safety features inside the Britomart underground train station.
Get behind the scenes at Auckland's train operations centre.
Years 1-8 overview, English, Mathematics, Science and Social sciences. Written by Pam Hook.
Organiser of Rail Safety Week, TrackSAFE is New Zealand’s organisation dedicated to preventing harm on the rail corridor. Find safety advice and information on safety issues here.