Level Crossing Upgrades in the Selby Area
Network Rail is completing improvements to a number of level crossings in the Selby and Doncaster areas.
Network Rail is completing improvements to a number of level crossings in the Selby and Doncaster areas.
An open event for people to learn more about the changes will be held at Thorpe Willoughby Village Hall on Monday 13 May from 13.45 to 18.00. A short presentation about the changes will be given at the start of each hour from 14.00 17.00
The work will bring the crossings up to the latest standards and improve safety especially for pedestrians as unlocked wicket gates will be removed as part of the project,
Burn Lane, Selby
Henwick Hall, Common Lane, Selby
Sandhill Lane, Selby
Thorpe Gates, Leeds Road, Selby
Thorpe Hall, Dam Lane Selby
Balne Lowgate, Lowgate, Selby
Balne, Highgate, Selby
Moss, Moss Road, Doncaster
Fenwick, Fenwick Lane, Doncaster
Barcroft, Bar Croft Lane, Doncaster
Hayworth, Heyworth, Doncaster
The crossings at Burn Lane, Sandhill Lane, Fenwick, Barcroft, Heyworth and Balne Lowgate are moving from Victorian gates to barriers with road traffic signals and audible alarms.
The other locations at Moss, Balne, Henwick Hall, Thorpe Gates and Thorpe Hall already have barriers, road traffic lights and audible alarms, so the change here will not be very noticable. The crossings at Moss, Balne, Henwick Hall and Thorpe Hall will be upgraded from two to four barriers. Thorpe Gates already has four barriers.
The first crossings to be modernised will be Barcroft and Heyworth. These are planned for August 2013. The rest will follow by March 2014.
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