“During the festive period there is a sharp increase in the number of alcohol related incidents on the railway as people go to work parties or catch up with friends and family over a few drinks.
Most rail passengers believe they are taking the safe option by getting the train home after consuming alcohol. In part this is true however the railway and alcohol can also be a dangerous mix, especially in railway stations.
Alcohol can affect vision and judgement and this can be dangerous in a station environment.”
Find more from NetworkRail (UK, December 2018).