Thursday 7 Jun 2007
ELSENHAM STATION FOOTBRIDGE RECEIVES APPROVAL
Notes to editors- Since December 2005, a number of other measures have already been implemented to make the crossing at Elsenham even safer: a second ticket machine has been installed; permanent CCTV cameras are in place - Network Rail has always made clear that the footbridge and the locking of the gates must be implemented simultaneously so not to reduce safety at the station. The gate will not be locked until the footbridge is available for use by pedestrians. - A locking system will be installed so that when the road gates are closed by the crossing keeper, the pedestrian wicket gates will also be locked. The presence of the crossing keeper when the wicket gates are locked will ensure that no-one will be trapped in the crossing. - A separate level crossing order to make the changes to the current vehicular gates has been submitted to the Secretary of State for Transport.
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