The father of a girl who died at a level crossing said that work being carried out to make crossings safer is "encouraging".
Speaking to Daybreak Chris Bazlington said: "Network Rail still I don't think are there yet, they're doing a lot more than they were before, and that's encouraging.
He added; "These stories which keep coming out are worrying."
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