The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has applied for new federal funding to expedite important safety improvements along the rail line in the Central Valley.
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USDOT’s latest funding will be used to make highway-railway crossings safer for Americans – whether they are driving, cycling or walking – across the states of California, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania.
A TWAO application has been submitted that outlines plans to upgrade seven level crossings as part of the £194m Cambridge re-signalling programme.
With level crossing and railway trespass related collisions amounting to over 90 per cent of all railway accidents, Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety and Interoperability at the UIC, explains why raising awareness of safety initiatives is now more important than ever and how ILCAD 2022 will play a part…
After a near collision between a passenger train and two cars at Coltishall Lane user worked level crossing, the RAIB have released several recommendations.
The Illinois Commerce Commission is expected to spend $386 million over a five-year period to pay for improvements at almost 880 level crossing locations.
ARA have welcomed funding for safety and training initiatives in the recent Federal Budget, as the industry looks to support the nation’s economic growth.
Connected vehicles are becoming commonplace on the road and are increasingly moving towards more automation. In 2017, the SNCF Innovation and Research Department developed a project to transform level crossings into a crossroads connected with road vehicles. Building upon the results of this project, SNCF started a new challenge in…
The International Union of Railways, the International Road Federation, and Operation Lifesaver Estonia, are collaborating to raise awareness of level crossing safety and prevent accidents.
UK Youth and South Western Railway have partnered to invest in a rail safety project to educate 11–25-years-old on the risks of trespassing, vandalism, and level crossing misuse.
Getlink is to inaugurate a new cross-Channel Tunnel unaccompanied rail freight service for all transporters, which will operate 24 hours a day and six days per week.
Krasimir Papukchiyski, Director General of Bulgaria’s National Railway Infrastructure Company (NRIC), tells Global Railway Review about how it is driving forward upgrades and modernisation in its rail infrastructure in order to restore Bulgaria’s railway to the level of its European counterparts.
ORR's new guidance does not specify requirements or solutions, allowing for a proportionate, case-by-case approach to be made for each level crossing in the UK.
Megan Drayton, Foundation Manager of TrackSAFE Foundation New Zealand, discusses how the increasing popularity of rail tracks and level crossings as a fashionable backdrop in the age of modern photography, creative media and even selfies is seeing lives put at risk.
Herbert Ofner, Safety Spokesperson at Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), details the multifaceted approach that the organisation has taken to increase safety at level crossings throughout Austria, and the value of asking all crossing users to consider the situation from other user’s viewpoints.