A dramatic video of a boy falling between a train and a platform is being used to warn parents to keep a close eye on their children when traveling on public transport.
The clip, taken in February and released by Sydney Trains on Tuesday, shows the boy walking towards the train at Sydenham station in the Australian city before falling straight into the gap.
Other passengers can then be seen scrambling to help the boy, who emerged from the incident unscathed.
In the past year, there have been almost 200 incidents involving children on our network - many occurring during th… https://t.co/ihypyOCXnL— Trains Info (@Trains Info)1562056234.0
Thankfully, everyone was Ok - thanks to our staff and @NSWPolice!— Trains Info (@Trains Info)1562056790.0
In a Facebook post, Sydney Trains wrote:
“In the past year, there have been almost 200 incidents involving children on our network – with a lot of those occurring during the school holidays.
“With the winter break upon us, this vision is a timely reminder for parents and guardians to keep an eye on their children while traveling on our trains."
Surveillance footage shows the heart-stopping moment a boy falls into a gap between a train and a platform at a sta… https://t.co/p9uEY92B7I— ABC News (@ABC News)1562127843.0
Have you seen this video? 😳 A 4 year old boy falls between the platform and a train at a busy station in Sydney, Au… https://t.co/9nAx8NE7EB— Kris Anderson (@Kris Anderson)1562089547.0
@TrainsInfo @nswpolice Seeing so many people rush to the aid of both children was wonderful. Glad to hear they’re okay— Clair McEntee, MACN (@Clair McEntee, MACN)1562062321.0
An important warning for all of us: