UCI amend level-crossing rules after 2015 Paris-Roubaix problems

After several riders skipped a closed level-crossing barrier at the 2015 Paris-Roubaix, the UCI has amended its rules to clear up any ambiguity and deter such actions

Cyclists re-start after a closed level-crossing in the 2015 Paris-Roubaix

(Image credit: Watson)

Cycling's governing body, the UCI, has amended its rulebook to avoid another situation at a level-crossing like the one experienced at the 2015 Paris-Roubaix.

In last year's Hell of the North, several riders ignored the closing crossing barrier and crossed the track despite the prospect of an on-coming train.

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