Posts Tagged ‘whitebridge lane’

Call for ramps at railway footbridge

Call for ramps at railway footbridge

Town councillors in Stone will be writing to Network Rail to see if ramps can be installed at the railway footbridge at Whitebridge Lane. The move comes amid concerns that disabled people and parents with pushchairs can’t access the stepped footbridge. Network Rail’s original plans for the footbridge did include ramped access, but these...

Work starts on level crossing footbridge

Work starts on level crossing footbridge

Work has started on a pedestrian footbridge at the Whitebridge Lane level crossing. The work starts as Network Rail announced that it had reached its target of closing 750 level crossings across the country by April 2014, with more closures – including the one at Whitebridge Lane – to come. More details HERE on...

Footbridge scaled down in new plans

Footbridge scaled down in new plans

Network Rail has submitted plans for a smaller footbridge at the Whitebridge Lane level crossing after its original design was refused by Stafford Borough Council earlier this year. Its original planning application was for a footbridge with ramps but this was refused in July because it “would result in a direct adverse impact on...

Over 100 attend level crossing forum

Over 100 attend level crossing forum

Over 100 people attended a public forum today on Network Rail’s plans for the pedestrian level crossing at Whitebridge Lane, which could see its closure. The forum took place between 3pm and 7pm at the community building at Stone station and Network Rail officials, including scheme manager Paul Sumner, were on hand to talk...

Have your say on level crossing plans

Have your say on level crossing plans

A rescheduled public forum on Network Rail’s proposals to improve safety at the Whitebridge Lane level crossing – which could see its closure – will be held on Tuesday 11th January. The forum takes place at Stone station community building between 3pm and 7pm after the original meeting was cancelled in December due to...