SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 12/2021

Level crossing monitoring

December 2021 | Rhys Jones

This article discusses level crossing monitoring and the benefits and some of the problems that can arise during its installation and use. It also considers the evolving technical landscape as the technology used in level crossings is modernised. Level crossings represent one of the main interfaces between the railway and the public on a rail network. Because of this, they also represent one of the areas where an accident between a train and a pedestrian or vehicle is most likely to occur. Therefore, a level crossing’s correct operations are essential in order to maintain safety and service levels on the rail network...

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