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‘Network Rail is going to cut back crossing closures’ – DfT

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Andrew Forster
09 November 2018
Ministers oppose simplifying closure procedures
Ministers oppose simplifying closure procedures

 

Network Rail will cut back its level crossing closure programme in favour of making more use of technologies to improve crossing safety, according to the DfT. 

The news has come as a surprise because a Transport and Works Act Order inquiry is currently taking place into Network Rail’s plan to close 60 level crossings in Essex.

In all, more than 1,000 crossings have closed since 2010, aided by a £109m ring-fenced fund from the DfT. But transport minister Jo Johnson has told the...

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