Network Rail sentenced to £500,000 fine for level crossing collision

Network Rail has been fined £500,000 and ordered to pay costs of £23,421 following a prosecution brought by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) for a breach of health and safety law which led to a 10 year old boy suffering serious injuries at a level crossing on a private road near Beccles, Suffolk, in 2010.

Sarah Le Fevre was instructed for the prosecution in this case.

28th June 2013