Video of a number of near misses with trains has been captured on New Zealand’s rail network.
New Zealand Police shared the video on Facebook urging people to “cross with care”.
The vision shows a number of close calls with people crossing oncoming trains.
An elderly woman, carrying a bag, is nearly hit while crossing despite sirens sounding and lights flashing which read “train coming”.
Other incidents include a Holden Commodore crossing in the path of a train, two school kids running across the tracks, a narrow miss involving a man on a bike, and a woman pushing a stroller.
Jeremy, a locomotive engineer, says people “might get across nine times out of 10”.
“But on that 10th time it could cost you your life,” he says.
On Facebook, people were shocked by the close calls.
“Every near miss has an impact - especially on the driver of the train,” one man wrote.
“They have to live with the memory - especially when some of them have had fatal hits as well.”
A woman wrote said she sees “this kind of craziness every day” at her station.
“I’ve even been on the train when it blew the horn continually, then the brakes came on and the person glanced off the train,” she wrote.
“It was a disturbing experience. I feel for the train drivers.”
The video was released as part of Rail Safety Week, which runs from August 12-18.
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