Wales has a number of ‘hotspots’ for the dangerous act of train surfing with 79 cases reported in the last six years.

The authorities have warned of the risk of death or serious injury through train surfing, an act which involves catching a ride on the outside of a moving train, as the Easter holidays approach.

A Freedom of Information request to the British Transport Police (BTP) revealed that the force has recorded to 79 incidents of train surfing in Wales since 2010.

Reported by Wales Online. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.