Trespassing on East Midlands railway lines over Easter
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East Midlands safety trains scheme hailed a success as trespassing incidents drop

"Safety trains" introduced on the East Midlands rail network earlier this year have been hailed a success as incidents of trespassing this Easter have fallen compared with last year.

The trains look like passenger trains but carry police officers and officials from Network Rail.

There were 41 incidents of trespassing during the Easter weekend last year, compared to 33 this year but Martin Brown of Network Rail said the improvements need to go further

  • 22 Apr 2014
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