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More of us are acting to help prevent suicide: Small Talk Saves Lives phase 3

More of us are acting to help prevent suicide

Tuesday 6 Nov 2018

Small Talk Saves Lives campaign sees increase in public looking out for those at risk 

Figures released today (7 November) show a 20% increase* in the number of times the public has acted to prevent suicide in the rail environment.  

Level crossing where motorists risk their lives set for major upgrade: Yapton2

Level crossing where motorists risk their lives set for major upgrade

Monday 5 Nov 2018
  • Major safety upgrade for the region's most misused level crossing 
  • Vital work will combat drivers jumping the lights and swerving the barriers
  • Speed restriction imposed to stop a collision is now set to be lifted, so trains can travel at full speed again after six years
  • Residents warned of two closures in November and January so the work can be completed

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