What is the situation?
UK travel security services have been dealing with the safety of the general public and also with the protection of property for many decades and during this time some things has been learned about how to ensure greater safety for people and better protection for property. All kinds of transport have their own risks and this is also true for rail transport but in most cases when an adequate dose of common sense is used people can mostly avoid physical injury and other problems. There are thousands of level crossings all over the UK and to many people they are simply an inconvenience. The truth is that level crossings is implemented to ensure the highest level of safety for everyone. This is why UK travel security services is advising people to respect these level crossings.
What people should do?
UK travel security services has seen so many times how impatient people can be and rather than slowing down when they see the flashing lights of level crossings, there are many people who would rather speed up and try to get across and so many of these people end up in a serious predicament. This is totally unnecessary and the safe thing to do will be to immediately slow down when the flashing lights is noticed and only continue your journey when it is safe to do so. UK travel security services is reminding UK citizens that the railway system of the UK is a very important stimulant for the entire economy and therefore it is something which should be respected and it should not be seen as an inconvenience.
What about the railway lines?
Every UK citizen is well aware of the fact that some parts of the railway system is restricted areas and for a very good reason and trespassing on those restricted sections is a felony which is punishable by the law. UK travel security services have seen numerous times where such illegal actions have resulted in horrible accidents especially among pedestrians who see railway lines as shortcuts to get where they want to go as quickly as possible. Thousands of this people end up in the morgue every year and this is why UK travel security services is imploring in all citizens of London to comply with the legislation regarding railway lines because those things have been implemented for a very good reason.