23 Oct '13, 8am

We're launching a new door safety campaign today to highlight the dangers of obstructing Metro doors.

Metro has launched a safety campaign encouraging passengers not to obstruct the doors of a train, and in the process improve services. The initiative includes a specially commissioned animation titled 'Use your brain near a train'. The satirical film features cartoon characters who receive a range of injuries as a result of obstructing train doors. The animation is being used on Metro’s social media channels in a bid to educate passengers about the dangers and reduce the number of incidents of people obstructing train doors. There have been 80 incidents of trains being delayed because of people holding doors open, since April. Passengers who are caught obstructing the doors face a fine of up to £1,000 and there have been two people prosecuted in the last 18 months. The safety campaign is in response to a Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) report into an incident at ...

Full article: http://www.nexus.org.uk/news/2013/new-campaign-stop-passe...

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