“The enormity of what had happened finally hit me. They explained how lucky I was to be alive, but it was going to be a long
recovery.” road to TOM HUBBARD A boy who suffered life-changing injuries after trespassing on the railway is part of a new campaign launched in July to deter others.
“The level crossing barriers had risen, and the road lights had stopped flashing, over a minute before the car approached the crossing. The driver of the car that hit this train was lucky to
life.” escape with her SIMON FRENCH Rail Accident Investigation Branch Chief Inspector reports on the investigation into a collision at Stainforth Road crossing in January.
“You can’t outrun a train travelling up to 125mph even if you see it coming, and you can’t take on 750 volts in the electrified rail, or 25,000 volts in the cables.” overhead JOHNNY SCHUTE RSSB’s Chief Operating Officer supports the new campaign to discourage teenagers from trespassing on the railway.
“People need to realise that the railway is not a playground.” ROB MCINTOSH NR Route Managing Director provides a reminder that the railway is a dangerous environment, as a new campaign is launched to tackle trespass.
“The DfT will need to scramble to prepare for the UK’s EU exit, particularly if we are faced with a no deal scenario.” AMYAS MORSE The head of the NAO recommends that the Department prioritises its plans and resources to deliver everything it needs by March 2019.