Warnings over crossing dangers

Network Rail, the British Transport Police and National Express East Anglia went to talk to people at Thurston railway station reagrding rail safety with particular focus on usage of the footpath crossing. Pictured: Chris Matthias (Driver Manager for National Express), Keith Jackson (Crime Reduction Officer for British Transport), Ria Guyatt (Community Safety Manager for National Express) and Tina Esterhuizen (Operations Risk Control Operator for Network Rail)
Network Rail, the British Transport Police and National Express East Anglia went to talk to people at Thurston railway station reagrding rail safety with particular focus on usage of the footpath crossing. Pictured: Chris Matthias (Driver Manager for National Express), Keith Jackson (Crime Reduction Officer for British Transport), Ria Guyatt (Community Safety Manager for National Express) and Tina Esterhuizen (Operations Risk Control Operator for Network Rail)
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PASSENGERS at Thurston railway station were warned about the dangers of misusing crossings during an awareness event.

They were told about the risks of ignoring warning lights at the station’s barrow crossing by representatives from Network Rail, the British Transport and National Express East Anglia.

The event on Monday was part of a Network Rail campaign to raise awareness of rail safety.

Ria Guyatt, community safety manager for the company, said: “Running the risk at a level crossing is just not worth it.

“By trying to save a few seconds, you could end up seriously hurt or losing your life.”