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Ottawa, ONT: New Canada-wide regulations to improve crossing safety

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced regulations to help prevent accidents and improve railway safety. The new Grade Crossings Regulations establish new safety standards for federally-regulated level crossings. 439 more words

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Woodbridge, UK: RAIB report recommendations have wide implications for user worked level crossings

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published the report of its investigation into the collision that occurred on the passive Jetty Avenue user worked crossing (UWC) in Woodbridge, Suffolk, on July 14th, 2013. 1,201 more words

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Masaipet, India: !6 deaths and still the lessons are not learned

Despite the death of 14 school children and two adults when the school bus in which they were travelling was hit by a train, residents and road users are slow to understand the importance of using level crossings properly. 146 more words

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Tirunelveli, India: Six-years on four lane overpass shrinks to two lanes

The foundation stone for a four lane road-over-rail bridge at the Kulavanigarpuram manned level crossing in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, was laid in 2008. Since then legal action has brought the project to a stand. 84 more words

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Sleaford, UK: Continuing opposition to level crossing closure

Sleaford Town Council has lodged objections to the compulsory purchase order of land on the Boston Road Recreation Ground and the proposed closure of Southgate level crossing. 162 more words

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Shrewsbury, UK: Crossing red runner gets a driving ban and an electronic tag

A motorist who ran the red lights at an active open level crossing in Bucknell, Shropshire in March 2014 has received a 12-month driving ban and a six-month overnight curfew enforced with an electronic tag. 86 more words

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