An official in the Ministry of Railways told that 65 percent railways level crossings
were un-manned across the country which were needed to be constructed to avoid any untoward incident.
Network Rail graded the level crossing
as having a "high risk" in its most recent June 2013 inspection because of the 146 daily trains and the number of people who use the crossing, including joggers and dog walkers.
Cowpen Bewley level crossing
where a man was hit by a train.
They proposed "a new, more streamlined procedure to close individual level crossings
where it is in the public interest to do so", and to sweep away old legal provisions superseded by more recent law.
The action on level crossings
comes amid a probe after young pals Olivia Bazlinton, 14, and Charlotte Thompson,13, were killed at a crossing at Elsenham, Essex, in December 2005.
It was revealed yesterday that about 500 level crossings
will be closed and safety improved at hundreds more after rail regulators increased funding to Network Rail.
For the analysis of the level crossings
the target inspection is usually conducted because the road section before as well as behind the level crossing
has to be inspected.
Train accidents at level crossings
have always been a cause of concern for the railways.
But, opponents of level crossings
strongly believe that these old solutions should be banned altogether because they have the greatest potential for a significant danger for both road and rail users.
The van initially begun operations at Leasowe level crossing
, on Reeds Lane, Leasowe, in UK.
The incident, with red lights still flashing, was photographed by Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway - two days before a safety awareness event aimed to reduce deaths on railway level crossings
The ILCAD focuses on educational measures and the promotion of safe behaviour at and around level crossings