• Engineering
  • Published 2003

PROSPECTS FOR IMPROVING THE CONSPICUITY OF TRAINS AT PASSIVE RAILWAY CROSSINGS

@inproceedings{Cairney2003PROSPECTSFI,
  title={PROSPECTS FOR IMPROVING THE CONSPICUITY OF TRAINS AT PASSIVE RAILWAY CROSSINGS},
  author={Peter Cairney},
  year={2003}
}
Collisions at railway crossings are the most serious safety issue faced by the rail system in Australia, although the number of deaths and injuries is small compared to other road safety issues. The purpose of the report is to advise on the need for, the feasibility of, and the potential benefits from further research into train lighting and conspicuity, and its potential to deliver significant reduction in road trauma. In the period 1996-2000, it is estimated that approximately 36 crashes per… CONTINUE READING

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