His family told the inquest how Tommy was not one to take risks and that deciding to go through the barrier was completely out of character.
Speaking after the hearing, his sister, Jade, 22, called for Network Rail to improve the barriers at the crossing.
She said: "We found it very surprising that they managed to just pull them apart and get through.
"We would like to see better barriers put in place to make sure this doesn't happen again."So, it was the barriers that were at fault, then, and not Tommy?
Doctor David Wright told how toxicology tests showed 275ml of alcohol in his blood per 100ml which he said would have been consistent with "extreme drunkenness".
He also had traces of cannabis in line with recreational use of the drug.*rummages in image library*