Friday 19 Nov 2004


Region & Route:
Eastern: Anglia
| Eastern
Network Rail today met with residents of Great Shelford to discuss the operation of Shelford level crossing on Station Road, Great Shelford.  A Network Rail spokesperson said: “Today’s meeting in Great Shelford was very productive and covered some important issues.  We are grateful to the local community for sharing their concerns, and for giving us the opportunity to address them.  Safety is our top priority and we will carefully consider all issues raised today and take any action that is necessary.” Residents were given the opportunity to speak to Network Rail’s Level Crossing Risk Control Co-ordinator and the Signaller Manager for the Cambridge area.  The meeting lasted approximately two and a half hours and covered a number of topics, including: ·                     Level crossing standards, as dictated by Her Majesty’s Rail Inspectorate ·                     Network Rail procedures for the operation of this type of level crossing ·                     Guidelines and advice for users of the level crossing ·                     Individual concerns from residents and discussion The meeting was held in Great Shelford and was attended by around 30 residents, as well as Councillor Charles Nightingale and local MP Andrew Lansley. 

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