Safety warning issued as Fisherman’s Path crossing reopens: Fisherman's Path level crossing

Wednesday 9 Aug 2017

Safety warning issued as Fisherman’s Path crossing reopens

Route:
London North Western

Pedestrians were urged to be vigilant as Fisherman’s Path level crossing in Formby was today reopened.

 

Network Rail deployed a warden wearing a body-mounted camera to the crossing to advise people to use it safely.

The foot crossing was shut to members of the public on 14 July after a near miss involving a cyclist.

This follows the tragic death in August 2014 of Yasmin Jones, 22, after she tried to save a dog from being hit by an approaching train.

Mark Killick, chief operating officer for Network Rail’s London North Western route, said: “We closed the crossing after the latest near miss to fully understand what had happened.

"We have now concluded this review and are working jointly with the council to agree a suitable way forward.”

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