Railway crossings

A railway crossing, also known as a level crossing, is where a public or private roadway, footpath, or both intersect one or more railway tracks.

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  Dedicated Short Range Communications for Safer Railway Crossings: A world-first trial of a technology which is believed to be capable of significantly reducing railway level crossing accidents by allowing vehicles to ‘’talk to each other’’  is currently being trialled in Melbourne.
     
  New Street level crossing upgrade works, Brighton: The Victorian Government has committed $4.4 million to restore local traffic access between New Street and Beach Road in Brighton through an upgrade to the New Street level crossing.
     
  Railway crossing safety initiatives and upgrades: The Victorian Government undertakes a number of initiatives to improve safety at railway crossings.
     
  Road crossings and pedestrian crossings: There are more than 2500 road crossings and pedestrian crossings across Victoria.
     
  Removing level crossings: find out which level crossings are scheduled to be removed.
     
  Reporting a railway crossing fault: report a railway crossing fault in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Also see: reporting a railway crossing fault