Families from this region whose children were killed and seriously injured at railway level crossings have been at a parliamentary inquiry which opened in London today.
The parents of Olivia Bazlinton, who died alongside friend Charlotte Thompson at Elsenham near Bishop's Stortford, were among those to appear before the Transport Select Committee.
It is claimed that Network Rail put financial considerations above public safety.
Matthew Hudson reports.
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