“Taking pictures on the tracks is to risk never taking pictures again.
#RestonsVigilants ”This is one of the slogans of the #SurLesRails prevention campaign launched in recent days by SNCF, in order to warn young people of the dangers associated with their presence on the tracks.
It thus uses the hashtag used by several Internet users, who share selfies of themselves on social networks while they are on these tracks, thus risking being struck by a train, or even being electrocuted.
With, all too often, a disastrous outcome to these accidents.
"Every year, hundreds of people take pictures of themselves on the tracks"
“To fight against trespassing on railways, SNCF is raising public awareness with its new #SurLesRails prevention campaign.
Together, let us remain vigilant against the risks associated with trespassing on railway rights-of-way, ”the company announced on Twitter in particular, posting a video clip.
She deplores that "every year, hundreds of people take pictures of themselves on the tracks".
To fight against trespassing on railways, @SNCFReseau is raising public awareness with its new #SurLesRails prevention campaign.
⚠️ Together, let us remain vigilant against the risks associated with trespassing on railway rights-of-way.
- SNCF Group (@GroupeSNCF) May 3, 2021
On this video of a little less than three minutes, we follow the story of Andrea and her friends, which is, according to the SNCF "inspired by real events".
This young woman films herself while she is on the tracks and loses both legs after being hit by a train.
Two other clips on the same theme should follow, then, in June, the company plans to broadcast testimonials from relatives of victims of these tragedies, as well as visuals including striking photos of these preventable accidents, reports the site dedicated to communication I have a com mate.
Among the slogans planned, we can read "Urbex (urban exploration) can offer a literally fatal life", or "220 volts are enough to die electrocuted, imagine with 25,000".