Topic: Level crossing

Extensive programme for level crossings in Finland

Finland is implementing a four-year programme dedicated to safety enhancements at the level crossings. The local infrastrustructure agency Väylävirasto is installing the necessary equipment including barriers and warning signals at 129 sites. In addition, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

One step forward for ERTMS in Denmark

Denmark is moving further in deploying the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS). The new digitised solution has replaced the old signalling system on the Thy Line in northwestern Jutland. It is the third railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Double-decker train of Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), source: TU Delft

Slower trains do not reduce vibrations

The lower speed of passenger trains does not reduce the vibrations near level crossings. This was concluded by Dutch rail infrastructure manager ProRail and national railway operator NS after three-month tests in the province of...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Passenger train of Lithuanian Railways, source: Lithuanian Railways

Lithuanian Railways upgrades major level crossings

Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai) will upgrade 14 major level crossings. The state-owned railway company will also invest 10 million Euros in the next five years to increase the safety at the level crossings. The project...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Level crossing in Czechia, source: SŽDC

Czechia improves safety at level crossings

Czech rail infrastructure manager SŽDC continues to improve safety at the country’s level crossings. The company intends to equip 13 level crossings with barriers, light and sound warning signals this year. The corresponding draft was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Level crossing in Belgium, source: Infrabel

Infrabel installs cameras at level crossings

Belgian rail infrastructure manager Infrabel has started to install video cameras at level crossings. This measure allows the company to provide more safety on tracks and more punctuality for train traffic. Infrabel plans to equip...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko