Shocking moment teenager escapes being hit by 90mph train by less than two seconds

Staff writer

This is the terrifying moment a teenager narrowly escapes by two seconds from being killed by a 90mph train after running across rail tracks.

Inspector Mike Edwards, of British Transport Police, said: "The railway is a highly dangerous environment and anyone seeking to trespass on the line is not only committing an offence but are risking their lives.

"This footage is deeply concerning, quite frankly I am surprised our officers were not called to a fatality that evening – this young man was seconds from tragedy.

"Trespassing is no joke and we urge people to respect the railway and its dangers."