Hundreds of near misses with trains as complacency around tracks continues

A Stuff website article.

A train driver experiences a near miss in New Zealand every day, Kiwirail says.

And so far this year, about 40 people have nearly been hit by trains in the Auckland region.

In a video shared for Rail Safety Week, KiwiRail has shown CCTV footage of a number of near misses as people walk across train tracks, not realising a train is coming.

To name a few, the video shows young children running across the tracks, a woman with a stroller, and a child on a scooter, narrowly missing being hit by a passing train.

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