PSNI warning over children playing on railway

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Police have issued an urgent safety reminder following an alert over children playing on the Larne to Belfast railway line.

The incident occurred in the Downshire/Kilroot area outside Carrickfergus on Saturday evening.

Passengers were advised of a delay in the service while trains were stopped until the area was cleared.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Please, please speak to your children and make them aware of the dangers of playing on train tracks. The consequences of a slip don’t bear thinking about.”