FOI: Rail crossing closures

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Dear Network Rail Limited,

Please can you answer the following Freedom of Information request.

Background info:

In a recent BBC news article it was revealed that Network rail had closed a railway crossing in Ben Alder in Scotland and preventing the public from using the crossing.

link to the report here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cqn6...

My request:

1 - Please can you confirm the total number and location of all railway crossings closed by Network Rail in the UK in 2021, 2020 and 2019.

I am happy for Network Rail to provide the data requested in PDF or in spreadsheet format such as Excel.

I look forward to a response within 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

russell scott

FOI, Network Rail Limited

OFFICIAL

Reference number: FOI2022/00125

Dear Russell Scott

Information request

Your correspondence was received by Network Rail on 28 January 2022. I can
confirm that your request is being processed under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) / Environmental Information Regulations
(EIR). I will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible and in any
event by 25 February 2022.  

I have understood your request to be for the following information:

Background info:

In a recent BBC news article it was revealed that Network rail had closed
a railway crossing in Ben Alder in Scotland and preventing the public from
using the crossing.

link to the report here:
[1]https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlo...

My request:

1 - Please can you confirm the total number and location of all railway
crossings closed by Network Rail in the UK in 2021, 2020 and 2019.

I am happy for Network Rail to provide the data requested in PDF or in
spreadsheet format such as Excel.

If I have misunderstood or misinterpreted your request in any way, please
let me know as soon as possible.

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
Cabinet Office.

If you are looking for information about yourself or on behalf of someone
else (for example CCTV footage of yourself, details of a complaint you’ve
made, information about a job application you’ve made, etc.) it is very
unlikely that we would be able to provide that information to you under
the FOIA/EIR. You may however be able to obtain it through a Subject
Access Request (SAR) under the Data Protection Act 2018 - details of our
SAR process, the form we ask you to complete and your right to access
information about yourself can be found at:
https://www.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content...

If you have any queries please contact me.

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

Yours sincerely

Emma Meadows

Information Rights Specialist

Freedom of Information

Network Rail | The Quadrant: MK

Elder Gate | Milton Keynes | MK9 1EN

Email: [Network Rail request email]

Web:
https://www.networkrail.co.uk/who-we-are...

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FOI, Network Rail Limited

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OFFICIAL

Reference number: FOI2022/00125

Dear Russell Scott

Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request.

If you have any queries please contact me.

Yours sincerely

Emma Meadows

Information Rights Specialist

Freedom of Information

Network Rail | The Quadrant: MK
Elder Gate | Milton Keynes | MK9 1EN

Email: [1][Network Rail request email]

Web:
[2]https://www.networkrail.co.uk/who-we-are...

From: Emma Meadows On Behalf Of FOI
Sent: 31 January 2022 11:29
To: russell scott <[FOI #828140 email]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - FOI: Rail crossing closures
- FOI2022/00125

Reference number: FOI2022/00125

Dear Russell Scott

Information request

Your correspondence was received by Network Rail on 28 January 2022. I can
confirm that your request is being processed under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) / Environmental Information Regulations
(EIR). I will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible and in any
event by 25 February 2022.  

I have understood your request to be for the following information:

Background info:

In a recent BBC news article it was revealed that Network rail had closed
a railway crossing in Ben Alder in Scotland and preventing the public from
using the crossing.

link to the report here:
[3]https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlo...

My request:

1 - Please can you confirm the total number and location of all railway
crossings closed by Network Rail in the UK in 2021, 2020 and 2019.

I am happy for Network Rail to provide the data requested in PDF or in
spreadsheet format such as Excel.

If I have misunderstood or misinterpreted your request in any way, please
let me know as soon as possible.

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
Cabinet Office.

If you are looking for information about yourself or on behalf of someone
else (for example CCTV footage of yourself, details of a complaint you’ve
made, information about a job application you’ve made, etc.) it is very
unlikely that we would be able to provide that information to you under
the FOIA/EIR. You may however be able to obtain it through a Subject
Access Request (SAR) under the Data Protection Act 2018 - details of our
SAR process, the form we ask you to complete and your right to access
information about yourself can be found at:
[4]https://www.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content...

If you have any queries please contact me.

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

Yours sincerely

Emma Meadows

Information Rights Specialist

Freedom of Information

Network Rail | The Quadrant: MK

Elder Gate | Milton Keynes | MK9 1EN

Email: [5][Network Rail request email]

Web:
[6]https://www.networkrail.co.uk/who-we-are...

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