One attraction for families, is the railway link to our village and the City of York. The railway crosses two roads in different areas of Poppleton – one is on Station Road where the train station is (Public Highway Manually Controlled Gates) and the other on Millfield Lane, (Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers) where pupils cross each day to attend the local secondary school, Manor CE Academy.
For this reason, having a clear knowledge of the dangers of railways and how to stay safe is very important. Children learn about crossing the railway safely in school
This film highlights some of the key dangers around the railway and looks at what you can do to stay safe: