A "mind the gap" reminder at the Acton Town Underground Station in London
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December 22, 2011 They're very serious in Great Britain about the need to "mind the gap" when you step off a train. And video of an inebriated woman who fell onto the tracks makes clear it is indeed possible to slip through the space between a train and a platform.
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