Lincoln Level Crossings

Designs for a pedestrian footbridge over a level crossing in Lincoln will go on public display today.

Examples of level crossing misuse

Network Rail have released new designs for a footbridge across a level crossing over Brayford Wharf East.

Two examples of level crossing misuse can be seen here.

An example of misuse at Lincoln High Street – boy runs across as barriers come down
An example of misuse at Lincoln High Street – boy runs across as barriers come down Credit: Network Rail
An example of misuse at Lincoln High Street - a pedestrian lifts the barriers
An example of misuse at Lincoln High Street - a pedestrian lifts the barriers Credit: Network Rail

Designs for Lincoln level crossing footbridges

Designs for pedestrian footbridge over Brayford Wharf East level crossing have been unveiled today.

Network Rail say the bridge is intended to stop people risking their lives by running across the crossing when the warnings have started.

Proposed bridge at Brayford level crossing viewed from across Brayford Pool
Proposed bridge at Brayford level crossing viewed from across Brayford Pool Credit: Network Rail
Possible render colour for proposed bridge at Brayford level crossing
Possible render colour for proposed bridge at Brayford level crossing Credit: Network Rail
Proposed bridge at Brayford level crossing viewed from the University campus
Proposed bridge at Brayford level crossing viewed from the University campus Credit: Network Rail
Proposed bridge at Brayford level crossing viewed against the cathedral
Proposed bridge at Brayford level crossing viewed against the cathedral Credit: Network Rail

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