grade crossing


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Synonyms for grade crossing

intersection of a railway and a road on the same level

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So the Skowrons have no liability for failure to erect warnings at the grade crossing because:
From 2000 to 2004, the FRA identified 7,490 critical safety defects at grade crossings with automated warning signals, but agency inspectors recommended violations and fines for only 5 percent (347).
The project also will eliminate a handful of hazardous grade crossings on the Air Force base, explained Hughes.
Several of the Congressmen presenting testimony are from Northeastern Illinois, a part of the country with a very high density of highway-rail grade crossings.
So why can't the trucks keep off the grade crossings when the train is coming?
In a city the size of Calgary, this means a lot of grade crossings where the track intersects highways and industrial service roads.
Facts about BNSF's excellent grade crossing safety record
The device could significantly reduce collisions at grade crossings and save lives.
Last week, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a list of newly added dates for public field hearings regarding the proposed rule to require the use of locomotive horns at all public highway-rail grade crossings.
He investigated alternative grade crossing materials, compared material life, costs, maintenance, installation, and other advantages and disadvantages.
Existing CMI-Promex customers will now be able to buy OMNI grade crossing systems such as:
In this case, federal program funding was used to install crossbucks as a minimum safety device at a Tennessee grade crossing.
In 1998, there were 3,508 highway-rail grade crossing collisions, resulting in 431 fatalities and 1,303 injuries.
have collaberated to launch a new highway-rail safety program that should help railroads remotely monitor active grade crossing signals and reduce problems on more than 2,200 miles of track.
THE Wisconsin communities of Watertown and LaCrosse recently completed grade crossing rehabilitation projects.