25 Jul '16, 12pm

In 2015 we made 36 prosecutions for level crossing misuse! #railsafety #NoShortcuts

Translink NI Railways reveals annual number of prosecutions against motorists and pedestrians for safety related incidents 25 July 2016 Translink NI Railways has revealed its annual prosecution figures for safety-related incidents across the rail network. During 2015, 36 individuals were prosecuted for incidents including trespass, failure to observe a warning system (flashing lights at level crossings) and bridge strikes, at a cost to offenders of £7,500. To remind pedestrians and motorists to avoid risk taking around near railway tracks and level crossings, a new outdoor and radio advertising campaign is currently live around the rail network with the messaging ‘Don’t’ try to beat the barrier’ and ‘Never use the tracks as a shortcut’. Richard Knox, Head of Network Operations, Translink, said, “So far this year, we have been receiving reports of serious risk-taking around...

Full article: http://www.translink.co.uk/Latest-News/translink-ni-railw...

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