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Network Rail warning after people spotted dicing with death at Hull level crossing
2022-01-06 16:18:00
People risked their lives by jumping a train barrier which was stick for almost four hours in west Hull. There was frustration for both motorists and pedestrians when a fault caused the level crossing barrier on St George's Road to remain stuck down from 9.15am until 1pm on Thursday. For the latest traffic and travel news click here. But Network Rail says people decided to climb over the barrier rather than find an alternative route which it says is “incredibly dangerous”. A Network Rail spokeswoman said: “Shortly after 9.15 on Thursday morning, a fault with the level crossing barriers at St George’s Road level crossing in Hull was reported. “To protect the safety of motorists, pedestrians and those travelling on trains, the barriers were kept in the down position. Our teams attended site and carried out work to fix the issue, with the barriers working as normal again just before 1pm.” But Network Rail is warning people not to take risks. The spokeswoman said: “We understand the frustration that incidents like this can cause and we’re really sorry to anyone who experienced disruption today. “However, we are aware of reports that some people chose to jump over the level crossing barriers. Choosing to deliberately misuse a level cros

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