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Majority of rail network open for business as usual over August Bank Holiday as railway continues to welcome back passengers: King's Cross-107

Majority of rail network open for business as usual over August Bank Holiday as railway continues to welcome back passengers

Monday 26 Jul 2021
  • Vast majority of the rail network – over 95% – will be open for business as usual over the August Bank Holiday
  • Some routes will be affected by the upgrade works taking place, so passengers should plan ahead
  • The railway expects people to follow government guidance and out of respect for others, wear a face covering in busy indoor settings unless they are exempt
New safety warning as a third of British adults say they would risk all by stepping onto the railway track to retrieve their mobile phone: You vs Train - Shattered Lives campaign

New safety warning as a third of British adults say they would risk all by stepping onto the railway track to retrieve their mobile phone

Monday 12 Jul 2021
  • Purse / wallet (33%) and keys (31%) were among the other personal items adults would retrieve from the track
  • Yet 98% of adults understand that stepping onto the tracks carries risk of serious injury or death
  • Seven-time Paralympian Simon Munn, MBE, joins Network Rail and British Transport Police to launch new safety film – Shattered Lives – highlighting the devastating consequences of adult trespass

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