Transport Select Committee: Level Crossing Safety Inquiry

The Transport Select Committee has now published evidenced submitted by PACTS to the Committee’s inquiry into Level-Crossing safety. The full details are available on the Committee’s inquiry website.

PQs June 18 – 25

  Level Crossings   Mr Love: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what powers he has to instruct Network Rail to reverse a decision to confirm the permanent closure of a level crossing; and if he will make a statement. [160312] Mr Simon Burns: The Secretary of State has no powers to instruct Network Rail to reverse decisions to permanently close level crossings. Level Crossings: Enfield   Mr […]

Transport Select Committee to hold inquiry into level crossing safety

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has welcomed the Transport Select Committee’s decision to hold an inquiry into the safety of the UK’s 8,000 level crossings. PACTS’ call for the review was one of just seven recommendations among 113 put to the Transport Select Committee to be taken forward for its programme of activity into 2014. David Davies, Executive Director of PACTS, said, “PACTS is very pleased that […]