Calls for rail crossing to reopen

Campaigners opposing the closure of a rail crossing near Penzance will lobby councillors today

Call rail crossing to re-open after death: full report

Residents in a Cornish village are calling for a rail crossing where a woman was killed to be re-opened. The pedestrian crossing at Long Rock near Penzance was closed just before Christmas following an inquest into the death of Jeanette Nicholls.

Villagers say the authorities have over reacted, and the crossing is vital for locals and holidymakers to get to the beach. One hotelier said the closure threatened her business. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.

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Petition to re-open rail crossing

Residents in a Cornish village have started a petition calling for the re-opening of a rail crossing where a woman was killed.

The pedestrian crossing at Long Rock near Penzance was closed just before Christmas following an inquest into the death of grandmother Jeanette Nicholls.

But villagers say the authorities have over-reacted and the crossing is vital to get to the beach.