Network Rail is once again asking parents to speak to their children about the dangers of the railway after children were trespassing in Somerset.
The three children who were aged between 6 and 9 were spotted on the line near Crewkerne in Somerset.
The children accessed the tracks via a level crossing. They were spotted by the driver of a South Western Railway driver around 2 pm on the 26th of September.
The driver stopped the train and spoke to the children asking them to leave the railway.
On most of the South Western Railway lines are live rails which carry 750 volts of electricity, in addition to the danger of the trains themselves.
Marcia Burnett, community safety manager for Network Rail Wessex, said: “Trespassing is extremely dangerous and it is never safe to hang around on the railway.
“It’s vital that we make children and young people aware of the dangers and the devastating consequences that trespassing can have by educating them, and by setting an example.”
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