Students from East Ridge Elementary take Safety Train Trip (Photo by Marina Nemir)

Sweetwater ISD students took a Union Pacific Safety Train Trip this week from Sweetwater to Abilene. The purpose of the trip was to educate the school children about the Operation Lifesaver program, Crossing Accident Reduction Enforcement (C.A.R.E.), maintaining a safe environment around railroads, and general railroad operations. Students from East Ridge and SIS participated.