Modern trains are "very fast" and "often surprisingly silent" warned the British Transport Police.
Chief Superintendent Miles Flood was speaking as part of a campaign to prevent people from crossing the tracks, after 41 people died trespassing on Britain's railways last year.
Billions of pounds have been invested to give us a fast, modern rail network. Trains are very fast and often surprisingly silent, particularly if you are not paying attention.
We spend thousands of police hours combating trespass to keep people safe and minimise disruption to the network. If this campaign can prevent one British Transport Police officer having to tell someone that their loved one has been killed or maimed, it will be worth it.
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