The Center for Transportation Research and Education at Iowa State University has published a report concerning an objective methodology to support public agencies and railroads in making decisions related to consolidation of level crossings. 283 more words
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The truck driver responsible for a fatal level crossing accident in November 2012 is being pursued for AUD15.0m compensation for the damage caused. Melbourne Metro Trains is claiming the money to replace the train involved in the collision and of repairing and replacing damaged infrastructure at the Dandenong level crossing. 44 more words
Welsh Assembly Transport Minister Edwina Hart has announced investment of GBP3m to eliminate eight level crossings of the Cambrian Line between Machynlleth and Newtown. Additional funding from Network Rail means that two road-over-rail bridges, a new river bridge and 2km of new highway will signal the end for the Tyddyn-y-pwll user worked (UW), Rallt UW, Rallt footpath, Pikins UW, Pikins footpath, Ystrad Fawr UW, Ystrad Fawr footpath and Clawdd Coed UW level crossings.
The Coronial Inquest into the death of an elderly couple on a level crossing in Lincolnshire has returned a verdict that the couple had intentionally taken their own lives. 17 more words
Network Rail has eliminated the Kemp’s footpath level crossing in Balcombe, near Crawley with a footbridge. The level crossing of the main line from London to Brighton was on a bend within woodland and was a priority for closure. 23 more words