Grade Crossing

  • (noun): Intersection of a railway and a road on the same level; barriers close road when trains pass.
    Synonyms: level crossing

Some articles on grade crossing, crossings, grade crossings, grade, crossing:

Framingham Railroad Station - History - Grade Crossings
... The crossings at Beaver Street and Concord Street (Route 126) near the station are the first grade crossings on the line heading westbound there are only three others on the largely grade-sep ... The Concord Street crossing was one of the last in the state with a crossing guard he was replaced by an automated system in 1986 ... The crossing is problematic because passing freight trains often result in delays both on Route 126, as well as Route 135 which crosses it just south of the tracks ...
Florida State Road 884 - Major Roads Intersected
... Cape Coral - at-grade crossing Skyline Blvd ... Cape Coral - at-grade crossing Santa Barbara Blvd ... Cape Coral - at-grade crossing Country Club Blvd ...
San Diegan - History - Timeline
... in Los Angeles, leads the Saint out of San Diego and derails as it descends the Sorrento Grade due to excessive speed ... the tracks while ascending the Sorrento Grade at virtually the same location that the 1913 derailment took place ... train in tow, jumps the rails while cruising north via the Sorrento Grade and lands in the Pacific Ocean, with much of the rolling stock following suit ...
Grade Crossing Predictor
... Grade Crossing Signals are the warning devices for road vehicles at railroad grade crossings ... the front and one on the back, a sign that says Railroad Crossing, and a bell ... At crossings where trains travel at 30 mph ...
Griswold Signal Company
... Company was a manufacturer of traffic signals and railroad grade crossing signals based in Minneapolis, Minnesota ... Two guard a crossing in Tacoma, Washington and a single Griswold guards a Union Pacific spur line on Bayshore Highway in San Jose, California its mate was knocked down by a car in October ... One remaining pair guards a grade crossing on a spur in Northeast Minneapolis, Minnesota and is still in complete working order with rotating stop sign ...

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