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  • Level crossings for drivers

  • As drivers we need to:

    • Be prepared to stop at the crossing.
    • Understand the warnings (lights, barriers, alarms).
    • If the warnings activate, stop - unless it’s unsafe to do so.
    • Remain stationary until all the warnings stop.
    • Check that our exit is clear before driving across.

    Level crossings - guidance for drivers (1.7 MB)
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  • Contact us

    If a level crossing or any part of the railway is causing a problem or you want information, email us or call:

    03457 11 41 41

    If you see anyone deliberately misusing a crossing, please call the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or the Police on 999.