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Roads: Level Crossings and Bridges

Volume 696: debated on Wednesday 21 November 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the latest available information concerning illegal behaviour by road users at level crossings and bridges; and what is being done to counter this. [HL278]

The British Transport Police assists Network Rail with prosecutions using the evidence gathered from enforcement cameras where they are installed at level crossings. For instance, the dedicated camera enforcement unit in the north-east has initiated more than 380 prosecutions so far this year.