The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) have unveiled plans which it hopes will improve signage to protect motorists and pedestrians using private level crossings.
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Today (6 June 2019) is International Level Crossing Awareness Day and this year, ILCAD is focused on professional drivers to remind them that stopping for the red lights at a level crossing can be the most important stop of the day.
Cameras across the north of England have been implemented at level crossings to catch those who endanger lives by breaking the law at the crossings.
Sarah Mayes, National Director of Operation Lifesaver Canada (OL Canada) explains the launch of its new driver-training programme, expanding its successful testimonial campaign and how it is fostering new law enforcement partnerships during 2019.
The removal of level crossings throughout Melbourne will not only make the railways safer but will also reduce congestion around the city.
Network Rail and the British Transport Police (BTP) have launched a new partnership with the English Football League Trust (EFL) and StreetGames to help tackle the increasing number of people risking their lives on the railway.
As part of a £60.4 million project to increase capacity, four level crossings on the UK’s Felixstowe branch line will be upgraded to make crossing the railway safer.
Collisions at level crossings between trains and road vehicles is a global issue and industry safety statistics are showing that more needs to be done to reduce risk. Cooperation is important; the railway industry, human behaviour specialists and road infrastructure/safety authorities must work together to raise awareness of the dangers…
As State Coordinator for New Jersey Operation Lifesaver (NJOL) and Lead Engineer at the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Bureau of Railroad Engineering Services, safety is part of Todd Hirt’s everyday existence. Here he explains the importance of promoting railway dangers and NJOL’s great work to ensure level crossing…
In this issue we explore level crossing safety, how to meet passenger expectations in an era of seamless mobility, how innovative techniques can deliver safer and more efficient infrastructure, and UK rail experts participate in our Leaders’ Debate to focus on how to overcome challenges to transform the UK rail…
This order marks the entry of Efacec’s Transportation business unit in Sweden and is a result of other relevant recent successes in Scandinavia.
Minnesota DOT has designated funds for the replacement and upgrade of level crossings within the Northern Lines Railway network.