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Railways: Suicide

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 9980, tabled on 26 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps his Department has taken to prevent suicide on the rail network.

Answered on

7 June 2022

The Department actively works with the rail industry and wider stakeholders to prevent suicide, safeguard the vulnerable and deliver a safer transport network. More widely, the industry works in partnership with British Transport Police to drive a well-established programme to target trespass and disruption.