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Ufton Nervet crossing to shut

Network Rail has announced its preferred option for replacing the level crossing in Ufton Nervet where seven people died in an accident in 2004.

The crossing is due to be renewed and the rail firm has studied the feasibility of the three options available including replacing the crossing with a road bridge, an underpass or installing full-barriers. The company's preferred choice is to replace the level crossing with a bridge.

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