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Near miss with a road vehicle at Plainmoor User Worked Crossing

Near miss with a road vehicle at Plainmoor User Worked Crossing, North Yorkshire, 7 July 2018.

Plainmoor User Worked Crossing (courtesy of Network Rail)
Plainmoor User Worked Crossing (courtesy of Network Rail)

At around 09:37 hrs on 7 July 2018, the driver of a York to Scarborough train reported a near miss with a road vehicle at Plainmoor User Worked Crossing. The car driver had previously telephoned the signaller and obtained permission to cross.

We have undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding this incident. Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided to publish a safety digest.

The safety digest will be made available on our website in the next few weeks.

Published 26 July 2018