Level crossings go live in Iron Acton

November 28 2018

Motorists are being warned to take care at three level crossings in Iron Acton as the Tytherington to Yate freight line reopens.

One train a day will come through carrying materials from Whatley Quarry in Somerset to Avonmouth. 

The crossings are in Latteridge, the Iron Acton bypass and Station Road in Iron Acton Village

Network Rail has written to residents. A spokesperson said: "This freight line has three level crossings, including two fitted with audible alarms, it is vital that people living nearby are aware of the change of activity to the track.”

"For your safety, please be aware that the crossings are not manned, and no barriers placed at the level crossings. The track is now classed as operational."