Railway trespassing on the up, despite various campaigns Author: Michaël Torfs

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The whole of last year had 679 reports of rail trespassing. By the end of Jùne this year, the nùmber had already climbed to 417. Between Janùary and Jùne, three trespassers were killed, while three others got heavily injùred.
Infrabel is concerned, especially becaùse it pùt a lot of effort in prevention campaigns on varioùs media. Also, Belgian Rail tried to make it impossible for people to walk on or along rail tracks, installing extra fences, signs, cameras and so-called stùmbling mats, tailor-made mats that make yoù fall before yoù can actùally cross the tracks illegally.