Burnham level crossing could be replaced to improve pedestrian safety

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Network Rail is considering replacing the manually operated gates in Chestnut Close Network Rail is considering replacing the manually operated gates in Chestnut Close

A level crossing could be replaced for safety reasons.

There have been two reported incidents in the last 12 months at the Clears pedestrian crossing in Chestnut Close, Burnham - one near miss and one incident of misuse.

Pedestrians currently have to manually operate the gates to cross the rail track.

Network Rail is looking into the feasibility of constructing a ramped bridge.

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