Dear Network Rail Limited,
How many minutes delay have OD crossings incurred compared to the manned level crossings they replaced?
Also; how many of the installed OD crossings are still 'manned', by Network Rail staff or not, to ensure they function correctly.

Yours faithfully,

Peter Easthope

FOI, Network Rail Limited

Reference number: FOI2015/00675

Dear Mr Easthope,

Information request

Your correspondence was received by Network Rail on 5 August 2015. I can confirm that your request is being processed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). I will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible and in any event by 3 September 2015.

On occasion we may need to consult with third parties about requests, in line with the recommendations in the Code of Practice issued by the then Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs under section 45 of FOIA.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please remember to quote your reference number in all future communications.

Yours sincerely

Danielle Stratton
Information Officer

Freedom of Information Team
The Quadrant
Elder Gate
Milton Keynes
MK9 1EN

Telephone: 01908 782405
Email: [Network Rail request email]
Web: www.networkrail.co.uk/foi

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FOI, Network Rail Limited

 

Reference number: FOI2015/00675

 

Dear Mr Easthope

 

Information request

 

Your correspondence was received by Network Rail on 5 August 2015. I can
confirm that your request is being processed under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

 

I have reviewed your request, but I cannot identify the information you
require from the details you have provided. To help me meet your request,
I would be grateful if you could confirm a time frame for your request.
You have requested delay minutes incurred by OD Level Crossing, however
please can you specify which months and years you would require this
information for.

 

To assist you further it is unlikely that we hold information relating to
delays caused specifically by OD level crossings. Information relating to
delays is held by our performance team. Owing to the manner in which the
data is recorded and held we cannot search specifically for delays caused
by OD level crossings. We can search for level crossing failures, however
this will not draw a distinction between OD level crossings and other
types of level crossing. There are over 60 OD level crossings on the rail
network, therefore it may be more beneficial for you to refine your
request to a specific location/s of concern to you. The information
captured by a request for a specific location is likely to provide a
summary of the reason behind the delay from which you may be able to
extract the specific information you are looking for. We are likely to
hold information on delays for up to 5 years. If you would like to refine
your request as suggested please let me know and include the locations you
require and a timeframe for your request.

 

When considering the timeframes and locations for your request please be
aware that Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 makes
provision for public authorities to refuse requests for information where
the cost of dealing with them would exceed the appropriate limit, which
for Network Rail is £450.  This represents the estimated cost of one
person spending 18 hours in determining whether Network Rail holds the
information, and in locating, retrieving and extracting the information.

 

I am unable to progress your request without this information, so I will
close your case until I receive your response. In accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000, the 20 working days I have to respond to
your request will commence when I receive your clarification

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Please remember to quote your reference number in all future
communications.

 

 

Danielle Stratton

Information Officer (Request Handling)

Freedom of Information Team

The Quadrant: MK

Elder Gate

Milton Keynes

MK19 1EN

01908782405

 

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Dear FOI,

Ref FOI2015/00675

Please limit the information for delay minutes to;
North Carr LC
As a manned crossing for the period 01/02/2014 to 01/08/2014
As a OD crossing for the period 01/02/2015 to 01/08/2015
also
for any single one of the recently converted crossings on the East Coast main line
As a manned crossing for the final six months of its manned operation
As a OD crossing for the most recent six months of operation as an OD crossing.

The query regarding recently converted OD crossings being manned, by NR staff or otherwise, remains.

Thank-you

Yours sincerely,

Peter Easthope

FOI, Network Rail Limited

Reference number: FOI2015/00696

Dear Mr Easthope,

Information request

Your correspondence was received by Network Rail on 08 August 2015. I can confirm that your request will continue to be processed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). I will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible and in any event by 7 September 2015.

On occasion we may need to consult with third parties about requests, in line with the recommendations in the Code of Practice issued by the then Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs under section 45 of FOIA.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please remember to quote your reference number in all future communications.

Yours sincerely

Danielle Stratton
Information Officer

Freedom of Information Team
The Quadrant
Elder Gate
Milton Keynes
MK9 1EN

Telephone: 01908 782405
Email: [Network Rail request email]
Web: www.networkrail.co.uk/foi

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FOI, Network Rail Limited

Dear Mr Easthope,

 

Information Request Reference Number: FOI2015/00696

 

With regard to your request for information. I regret to advise you that
on this occasion we are unable to provide a response within our obligated
20 day time frame. Please be assured that we are currently processing your
request as a priority and will respond in due course. I extend my
sincerest apologies for any inconvenience caused and please do not
hesitate to contact me on telephone number 01908 782405 if I can be of any
further assistance.

 

Regards,

 

 

Danielle Stratton

Information Officer

 

Freedom of Information Team

The Quadrant

Elder Gate

Milton Keynes

MK9 1EN

 

Telephone: 01908 782405

Email: [1][Network Rail request email]

Web: [2]www.networkrail.co.uk/foi

 

 

 

 

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FOI, Network Rail Limited

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Reference number: FOI2015/00696

 

Dear Mr Easthope,

 

Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request.
I would like to apologise for the delay is responding to your request.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Danielle Stratton

Information Officer

 

Freedom of Information Team

The Quadrant

Elder Gate

Milton Keynes

MK9 1EN

 

Telephone: 01908 782405

Email: [1][Network Rail request email]

Web: [2]http://www.networkrail.co.uk/foi/

 

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