Transport Select Committee – Safety at Level Crossings

First oral evidence session for safety at level crossings inquiry

21 October 2013

Oral evidence session – Safety at level crossings

 

Monday 21 October 2013, The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses:

4.05 pm – Victims’ families

  • Chris Bazlinton
  • Tina Hughes
  • Richard Wright
  • Laurence Hoggart
  • Peter Rayner, retired British Rail manager

4.45pm – User behaviour and education

  • Claire Turner, Principal Consultant – Human Factors, Environmental Resources Management
  • Mark Magee, Approved Driving Instructor Registrar and Director of Regulation, Standards and Development, Driving Standards Agency
  • Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner, Driving Standards Agency
  • Alan Woolnough, train driver

5.20pm – Legal framework and policing

  • DCC Paul Crowther, Deputy Chief Constable, British Transport Police
  • Supt Philip Trendall QPM, Territorial Policing, British Transport Police
  • Rt Hon Lord Justice Lloyd Jones, Chairman, Law Commission
  • Richard Percival, Team Manager – Public Law, Law Commission
  • Sarah Young, Lawyer – Public Law, Law Commission

There will be a further session on Monday 4 November at 4.05pm, with panels drawn from safety authorities, industry bodies, Network Rail and the Department for Transport.

 

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