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Trains have claimed 510 lives last year.

The Railway Department says that trains have claimed 510 lives last year. Superintendent of Railway Security Anura Premarathne says that major cause of the deaths in railway track is carelessness of the motorists and pedestrians. Many youths who attempted to get selfies at the railway line unfortunately killed by running trains. The Railway Department request the public to be vigilant in walking close to railway line. It is better not to walk along the railway tracks. Motorists should also take special care on driving at level crossings.