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Melbourne, VIC: What does fast-track really mean?

The recent announcement that the State government was to fast-track the project to eliminate the notorious Main Road level crossing has begged as many, if not more, questions as it answers. 158 more words


Kemble, UK: RAIB announces investigation of fatal accident

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has announced that it is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on a level crossing at Frampton Mansell, between Kemble and Stroud, on May 11th, 2014. 203 more words

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Before Bullet, Deal with Unmanned Crossings First

A passenger train hit a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana’s Medak district on Thursday killing at least 20 children and injuring 15 with fears the death toll could rise further. 554 more words

Bangalore, India: Fatal collision with earthmover

A person travelling was killed and the driver of an earthmover was severely injured when the vehicle collided with a train on an unmanned level crossing between Odarahalli and Doddballapur station, near Bangalore. 71 more words

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UK: Network Rail's "Safer Crossings" newsletter available online

Network Rail is making its “Safer Crossings” newsletter for employees, national and international industry stakeholders is now available online. The newsletter is published in support of Network Rail’s National Level Crossing Safety Improvement Programme. 20 more words

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Mantes-la-Jolie, France: 80-year-old motorist says he did not see the signs

An 80-yea-old motorist escaped with minor injuries when the car he was driving was hit by a train on an active level crossing near Mantes-la-Jolie, Yvelines Department, Ile-de-France. 74 more words

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Southport, UK: Bus driver charged following collision with crossing barrier

British Transport Police (BTP) has confirmed that a bus driver who failed to stop at a level crossing has been charged. The incident leading to this occurred on May 21st, 2014 on the Shore Road level crossing in Ainsdale, near Southport. 69 more words

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