25/02/2013

Rail Firm And Signalman Guilty In Signal Crossing Crash

Both Newtwork Rail and a railway signalman have been found guilty of failing to ensure the safety of a woman who was killed at a level crossing.

Jane Harding, 52, died when the car she was in was hit by a train at Moreton-on-Lugg, Herefordshire, in 2010.

Safety barriers had been raised before the collision on 16 January, Birmingham Crown Court heard.

Network Rail and 43-year-old Maund, of Caswell Crescent, Leominster, Herefordshire, are due to be sentenced at the same court on 10 April.


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