Level crossings - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 31 March 2017 /
Network Rail has applied to the Secretary of State for Transport for a Transport and Works Act Order to close or modify 61 level crossings.
Rail industry news / 23 January 2017 /
Level crossing safety is set to improve in Cornwall thanks to upgrade work as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
Rail industry news / 18 November 2016 /
A passenger train has derailed in the Dutch province of Groningen after it was stuck by a milk truck as it passed an unmanned crossing.
Rail industry news / 14 October 2016 /
Level crossing safety is to be improved across East Anglia with the installation of a new lights warning system.
Rail industry news / 18 August 2016 /
The Institute of Railway Research is exploring the possibility of fitting self-powered wireless sensors to improve level crossing safety.
In our latest Level Crossing Safety Supplement, Estonian Railways and the Finnish Transport Agency share their safety plans and progress, plus CER’s Libor Lochman highlights the need for public authorities, road organisations and users to play their part in contributing to level crossing safety…
Rail industry news / 13 July 2016 /
Level crossing deaths in Britain are at their lowest recorded level for almost a generation says the industry’s independent safety body RSSB.
In his second instalment, regular blogger Peter Van de Mark takes an in-depth look at the hazards of level crossings…
‘Ah yes, level crossings! Those locations where ill-disciplined road users interact in fascinating ways with railways…’ Regular blogger Peter Van de Mark looks at the hazards of level crossings.
Rail industry news / 14 December 2015 /
A programme designed to fit more than 60 open level crossings with barriers is now complete, improving safety and reducing the risk of a road vehicle collision with a train.
In our latest free-to-view Level Crossing Safety Supplement, the topic of tackling misuse is covered by Infrabel and Irish Rail, and the British Transport Police highlight their efforts to make level crossings even safer…
Rail industry news / 6 November 2014 /
The Government has accepted the majority of the reforms to level crossing law recommended by the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission, and has committed to review the remainder…
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