When we retired from service , we had no home . I was staying in my father’s house in Bombay . But my wife liked to settle in Keralam and so I enquired from my friends and relatives . 947 more words
The El Paso “Five Points quiet zone” project is predicated on eliminating four level crossings (Elm, Birch, maple, Cedar) and upgrading those that remain, with the project scheduled for completion early in 2016. 98 more words
Mirza Salma Beg’s job description isn’t very gender neutral. The 22-year-old humanities graduate from Lucknow is a woman ‘gateman’ that India has.
A ‘gateman’ is a person who operates level crossings in Indian Railways. 969 more words
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors on September 24th, 2015, approved the contract for the Los Angeles County Grade Crossing and Corridor Safety Program, authorizing engineering studies to identify potential safety improvements at approximately 153 pedestrian and vehicular at-grade crossings along 160 miles of Metro-owned right-of-way in Los Angeles County. 263 more words
Four years after a pedestrian was killed on the Warren Lane footpath level crossing in Branston, Burton-onTrent, talks are continuing to find a permanent solution. In 2012, a temporary footbridge was provided and then removed as a result of protests that it was an eyesore, forcing those who would have used the crossing to detour via a road bridge. 57 more words
The project to upgrade the GN & GE joint line between Peterborugh and Doncaster via Lincoln has introduced axle-counter technology, the repeated failure of which is keeping level crossings closed to road users for extended periods as a fail-safe precaution. 98 more words
Planning is underway to eliminate what is considered to be California’s most dangerous level crossing. The project calls for either a highway underpass or overpass to replace the level crossing which diagonally straddles the Rosecrans Avenue – Marquardt Avenue intersection. 56 more words