Level crossing statistics

  • Since 1 April 2012 there have been five fatalities at level crossings.
  • Two pedestrians and one cyclist have lost their lives at footpath crossings.
  • Motorists were killed at an automatic half barrier crossing and a user-worked crossing with telephone.
  • More people are killed at footpath crossings than any other type of crossing.
  • Since 2007 there have been 24 fatalities at footpath crossings with 46 in total.


Warning over level crossing risks

An advert showing the dangers of not paying attention at level crossings is being launched today. Network Rail has a £130m investment programme to improve level crossing safety.