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Equestrian use of level crossings

10 Aug 2020


Message from John Hares, Level Crossing Manager, Network Rail East Midlands

''.....The contact number displayed on the labels inside the telephone cabinets on both sides of the railway at the following locations is being changed with effect from 06 00 hours on Sunday 9th August 2020 to 033 085 39900.

Hobhole Bank – G.R. TF375525.
No.57 Spilsby Road – G.R. TF453633.
Meardsall Lane – G.R. SK867642.
Hamilton’s – G.R. TF111907.
Maypole Rasen – G.R. TF111902.
Leasingham Moor – TF087490.
Martin Road – G.R. TF089605.
Ox Pasture Lane – G.R. TF068523.

Could I also take this opportunity, please, to respectfully remind the Society and its members of the requirement to observe the safety equipment at the crossing and the instructions on the associated warning signs provided thereat on each and every occasion prior to proceeding across the railway, including the obligation (if requested by the Signaller at the control=point for a horse-rider to confirm when he/she has safely traversed the crossing....

Thank you for your co-operation.''

Please always remember to tell any signaller you've spoken when you have safely crossed the line so that the line can be re-opened to trains!

Free BHS Information leaflets on level crossings and many other topics can be found here


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