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Footage of dramatic 'near-misses' on Adelaide train tracks shared as safety warning

Footage of recent "near-misses" on Adelaide's train network has been released as the South Australian government urges people to stop taking risks around trains and trams.
An average of six collisions and 110 near-misses involving a person or car are reported by train and tram operators in South Australia every year.
SA Transport Minister Tom Koutsantonis said the "harrowing near-miss vision shows the very real danger of inattention or downright reckless behaviour" around public transport.
Footage of 'near-misses' on Adelaide's train network has been released by the SA Govt. (Nine)
A person was seen between the train tracks when a train went through this station in Adelaide. (Nine)
"It only takes one moment of distraction or unsafe or reckless behaviour to change a person's life forever," he said.
"Even minor incidents and near-misses can have a lasting impact on everyone involved.
"Whenever you're travelling on or near trains and trams, please make sure to look out for each other and pay attention to your surroundings - particularly if you're travelling with young children or heading home after a few drinks."
A typical passenger train weighs around 140 tonnes and can take up to the length of two football ovals to stop, while freight trains may need well over 1km of track to stop, the SA government warned.
Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists are also being reminded that it is illegal to enter a level crossing while the lights are flashing or when warning bells sound
People are also urged to only cross rail tracks at dedicated pedestrian and vehicle crossings.
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