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The 'irresponsible' pair were seen with a young child on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway (KWVR).
(Permalink) Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Trespass

The British Transport Police have asked parents and carers to teach children about the dangers of playing on railway tracks after several incidents in Aberdeenshire.
(Permalink) British Transport Police Children Trespass

New data reveals shocking 40% increase in youth trespass incidents after public emerged from first national lockdown

Shocking stats reveal that the lifting of lockdown in July 2020 prompted a surge in the number of trespass incidents across the rail network.
TV personality Nadia Sawalha joins Network Rail and British Transport Police in urging parents to discuss rail safety with their children before British Summer Time starts.
New safety film - Parallel Lines - launched and will be broadcast into schools on 18 March by Network Rail's education partner LearnLive.

(Permalink) COVID-19 Trespass

People have been warned about the dangers of trespassing on railway lines following several incidents in Scotland - including one in Fife.
(Permalink) Dunfermline Trespass

A teenager got through a gap in a Network Rail fence beside the line in Musselburgh, climbed onto the top of a train and was electrocuted.
(Permalink) Musselburgh Trespass

Police in Ayr have vowed to step up patrols around the crumbling Station Hotel site after extremely reckless actions of youngsters entering the building.
(Permalink) Ayr Station Hotel Trespass

A warning has been issued by the British Transport Police (BTP) after two youths were spotted lying on railway tracks near Glasgow.

(Permalink) Trespass

As lockdown eased earlier this year, trespass incidents on the railway increased. More than 5,000 trespass incidents recorded between June and September 2020. September 2020 was the worst September in five years, seeing a 17% increase on same time last year.

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Network Railhasinstalledanti-trespass signsin Sleightsto remind walkers not to trespass on Thistle Grove railway bridge, after 23 incidentshave beencaught on camera in the area since May.
(Permalink) Trespass

Newly released figures from Network Rail have revealed that trespassers disrupted vital passenger and freight services a staggering 1,024 times during the first month of the Government's COVID-19 lockdown.
(Permalink) Covid-19 Trespass

Network Rail Scotland is urging the public to stay safe and stay off the railway during the COVID-19 lockdown.
(Permalink) Covid-19 Trespass

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