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Update: Beach Station Road re-opens after level crossing barrier failure

12:07 23 March 2014

Beach Station Road, Felixstowe.

Beach Station Road, Felixstowe.

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Traffic is moving after a level crossing barrier that became stuck in Felixstowe was freed.

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Beach Station Road in Felixstowe was blocked both ways between the A14 Port of Felixstowe Road junction and Langer Road while Walton Avenue was closed in both directions between Felixstowe Dock Gate One and Langer Road.

The closure was due to a level crossing failure.

A Network Rail spokesman confirmed the line is closed for engineering work.

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2 comments

  • Did it get vandalised by Orwell high exes ?

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    Lee Davies

    Sunday, March 23, 2014

  • As this line is only used by freight trains, which don't operate on a Sunday, what was the point of a road closure, when the placement of a 'police caution' sign would have sufficed?

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    TomStannard

    Sunday, March 23, 2014

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