Level crossing waiting times “slashed” thanks to new technology.

Waiting times at level crossings are set to be cut to 18-25 seconds thanks to new technology which recognises whether an approaching train is fast or slow, and whether it is going to stop at a station. Pedestrians and cyclists often face lengthy and inconsistent waits as the alarm for approaching trains sounds for anywhere […]

ORR brings in new level crossing rules to speed up safety improvements

The Office of Rail and Road has introduced new guidance to allow for improvements at level crossings to be made without the need to be approved by a new level crossing order. Therefore, changes such as altering the number of lights on barriers, using a verbal warning alarm when another train is approaching, and upgrading […]

SEA installs red light enforcement system at level crossing

Traffic safety and enforcement system provider SEA has completed an installation of its Red Light Safety Enforcement System at a railway level crossing in Greenland Mill, Bradford-on-Avon which it says, as the first RLSE installed in Network Rail’s Western region, will help improve road safety and save lives. SEA’s RLSE is an enforcement system, detecting […]

Cameras installed at level crossings to catch dangerous drivers

Network Rail’s announced it’s installing cameras at 13 level crossings on the part of the network used by Greater Anglia in order to catch people trying to cross tracks once warning lights have started flashing. The red light safety enforcement cameras are used to identify vehicles that fail to stop at level crossings and capture […]


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