Train horns disturb
Editor, Has any one else an issue with the noise of the loud horns that are repeatedly sounded off day and night by trains?
This is a strange thing to write about but thought this is related – I read your article of TV adverts being too loud and not good for your ears.
What about the train waking you and your family day and night and early hours of the morning. Not just been woken but having had a loud noise wake you up with a fright. It’s horrible, your heart races and its really hard to go back to sleep. It’s not good for your nerves, well being or health.
Well, I have had this happen to me on a regularly daily and nightly basis since November 2009.
I have challenged Kiwirail, but to no change.
The law has been written that the train at the crossing and every time it passes another train has to sound its horn. This mystifies me. When you have barrier arms and bells at a crossing, why is this still necessary? We are in the