Al Fayed’s warning on crossing closure

By Sue Restan

Published: 21/01/2014

TYCOON Mohamed Al Fayed has threatened to pull the plug on plans for scores of new houses if Network Rail chiefs close a level crossing where two teenagers were killed.

Locals also fear the proposed move could add 10-15 minutes to journey times and want the junction retained and new safety measures introduced.

The crossing at Delny was the scene of a crash in 2007 that left two teenagers dead.

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