11.11 - We're now ready to cross
the tracks. In those days there were 3 or 4 places where walkers could cross the
tracks (at their own risk) along the mile of the railway running south of
Highbridge Lane upto about half way along Chiltington Lane at which point there
is a safer way to go - above the railway using
One of those level crossings (adjacent to
Kemps House) is
reserved for the use of
The other foot crossings were free for all.
At the time of writing
this - however in March 2021 - 2 of those other crossings are closed. One
for repair of the broken wooden steps leading down to the crossing, and the
other was permanently closed a few years ago for safety reasons.