Level crossings

Level crossings

15 June 2021
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The Office of Rail and Road is the enforcing authority for level crossings in Great Britain.

Level crossing orders

15 June 2021
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We are currently working to review and update the level crossing order process.

New or reinstated level crossings

15 June 2021
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We do not approve or grant permission for new or reinstated level crossings but may give our opinion on a proposal for a level crossing.

What are level crossings

15 June 2021
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A level crossing is where a railway crosses a road or right of way on the level; that means without the use of a tunnel or bridge.

Trespassers warned about risks around railway

19 June 2020
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The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is urging people to stop taking unnecessary risks around the railway as figures from Network Rail show an average of 34 incidents a day.