York based Network Rail fined
4:24pm 15th March 2012
(Updated 4:26pm 15th March 2012)
York based Network rail has been fined one million pounds for breaching health and safety laws at a level crossing where two teenage girls died.
Charlotte Thompson and Olivia Bazlinton were hit by a train in 2005 as they crossed the tracks at a station in Essex.
The judge said there was a "clear history of inadequate risk assessment and failure to act on warnings".
Minster FM created this package after Network Rail pleaded guilty on the 31st January 2012:
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