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More than one in five professional drivers would base decision on what to do at a level crossing on their knowledge of the train timetable: Sunningdale LX

More than one in five professional drivers would base decision on what to do at a level crossing on their knowledge of the train timetable

Thursday 6 Jun 2019

A staggering 23% of professional drivers have admitted that if they knew the train timetable and did not believe a train was due to arrive, they would drive over a level crossing. The most common reasons cited for taking the risk was running late to make a delivery (12%) or a desire to finish work and get home early (16%). This was despite an overwhelming majority of professional drivers knowing that all vehicles must stop for the warning lights at level crossings.

Station retail bridges the gap for busy passengers: London Bridge retail

Station retail bridges the gap for busy passengers

Monday 3 Jun 2019
  • Network Rail sales grew 4.36% in 2018/19 financial year with like-for-like sales up 1.32%
  • Over 250 million customers visited a Network Rail retailer in 2018/19
  • London Bridge sales have doubled following significant retail investment
  • Every penny of profit from retail sales is reinvested back into the railway

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