Tags » Level Crossing

Temuka, New Zealand: Truck flown to hospital, truck destroyed

A collision between a truck and a train on a passive level crossing has led to the truck driver being evacuated by helicopter to Christchurch. The accident occurred on a level crossing between Rangitata and Temuka at approximately 11.10 on August 20th, 2014. 53 more words

Level Crossing

Caernarfon, UK: dangerous driving, significant penalty imposed

A Judge sitting at Caernarfon Crown Court has imposed an eight month suspended jail sentence with 300 hours of unpaid community service work, an 18-month driving ban and costs of GBP1,200 on a motorist who admitted an offence of dangerous driving. 32 more words

Level Crossing

Newbury, UK: Asleep at crossing, pleads guilty to drunk driving

A motorist who was found asleep in his car at the Thatcham CCTV equipped manually controlled level crossing, near Newbury, had stopped in a precarious position when police officers found him on July 25th, 2014, was more than three times over the drunk driving threshold. 51 more words

Level Crossing

Huntly, VIC: Solar powered level crossing commissioned

The Victoria State Government’s AUD47 million “Fix Country Crossings” project has funded the installation of a solar powered level crossing at Huntly on the line linking Bendigo with Echuca. 71 more words

Engineering

Chhopra Bahas, India: 21 killed in manned crossing collision

India’s East Central Zonal Railway has established an inquiry team to establish the root cause of the accident that claimed 21 lives on a manned level crossing near Chhopra Bahas, East Champaran District, Bihar on August 18th, 2014. 149 more words

Engineering

Ariyalur, India: Three family members killed in crossing collision

Three family members, including a child, were killed when the motorcycle on which they were travelling was hit by a train on a manned level crossing in Senthurai, near Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu. 46 more words

Level Crossing

Castleford, UK: Teenager critically injured

A teenager was critically injured when he was hit by a train on the Castleford manually controlled full-barrier level crossing. The 17-year-old was airlifted to hospital following the incident that occurred shortly before 18.00 on August 20th, 2014.

Level Crossing