Britain’s railway is one of the safest and most intensively used rail networks in the world. However, incidents of trespass by children still occur – especially when children are not at school – and safety is the industry’s number one priority.

In response, Switched On was launched by the rail industry in 2021 to enhance rail safety education provision for children across the UK and mitigate trespass on the rail network.

Switched On exists in the following territories for each age group:

Following delivery of the programme, children will have a greater understanding of the importance of being Switched On to the risks that the rail network can pose.

Switched on for every journey