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

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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