Bacton, UK: Man fatally injured on level crossing

10 Jul

A pedestrian was fatally injured when he was hit by a train on the Gooderhams public footpath level crossing in Cow Green between Bacton and Stowmarket, Suffolk at about 13.10 on July 9th, 2014.British Transport Police has said that they are treating the fatality as non-suspicious and that a file is being prepared for the coroner.

This level crossing is risk ranked C 7 by Network Rail. The letter C relates to individual risk to a crossing user where A is the highest and M the lowest. The number 7 is a representation of collective risk to all users of the level crossing, including those travelling on and driving trains. This scale runs from 1, the highest, to 13, the lowest. The numeric component has the greater impact in prioritising actions to reduce the risk arising, so far as is practicable

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