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« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2018, 09:03:25 pm »

Back to the original point - if your child's head were to come into contact with a freight loco trailing 1,200 tonnes at anything between 5 and 75 mph, the outcome would be sadly predictable I imagine.
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« Reply #16 on: July 24, 2018, 10:19:24 pm »

But this "advice" doesn't only apply to Trowbridge.

Day return to Infinity, please.
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« Reply #17 on: July 25, 2018, 11:10:07 am »

50mph according the sectional appendix, though that's purely through the station, it's 60/70 either side

You are quite correct - that's where I got my info from. I either misread, or mistyped  it. 
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« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2018, 07:18:08 pm »

14th September - from the BBC -

The father of a boy photographed with his head hanging over a train platform will face no further action, British Transport Police (BTP) has said.
A picture of the six-year-old went viral after Tim Brown posted the "absolutely unbelievable" scene at Trowbridge station online.
The boy's father Ian Stanton, 46, insisted his son was there "for all of 30 seconds" and was never in danger.
He was interviewed under caution by BTP but faces no further action.

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« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2018, 07:35:40 pm »

Bet he will if he allows it again though!
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« Reply #20 on: September 16, 2018, 07:44:19 pm »

Bet he will if he allows it again though!

AND its caught on camera !
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