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grade crossing

n.
An intersection of railroad tracks, roads, walkways, or a combination of these at the same level.
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grade crossing

n
(Railways) US and Canadian a point at which a railway and a road cross, esp one with barriers that close the road when a train is scheduled to pass. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): level crossing
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grade′ cross`ing


n.
an intersection of a railroad track and another track, a road, etc., at the same level. Also called, Brit., level crossing.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grade crossing - intersection of a railway and a road on the same levelgrade crossing - intersection of a railway and a road on the same level; barriers close road when trains pass
carrefour, crossroad, crossway, intersection, crossing - a junction where one street or road crosses another
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Translations
enonivojsko križišče

grade crossing

n (US) → Bahnübergang m
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grade crossing

n (Am) (Rail) → passaggio a livello
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RailPros has provided design and management services on grade crossings throughout Southern California on projects including the San Diego Quiet zone, Orange County Grade Crossings Improvement.
Railroad grade crossings typically have gate arms designed to lift automatically if they hit a car or other object on the way down, railroad safety consultant Grady Cothen said.
We encourage drivers and pedestrians to follow all laws regarding grade crossings and railroad safety," said Wes Lujan, UP assistant vice president, government affairs for Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The extension includes two stations, six at-grade crossings and two above grade crossings. The project's alignment proceeds from Warm Springs Station in Fremont and ends in the City of San Jose.
FRA devises "model" state law for grade-crossing violators Sanctions against vehicle drivers who disobey state safety laws at grade crossings could be strengthened.
FHWA organized the CD-ROM into five broad topic categories, including traditional signalized intersections, traditional unsignalized intersections, roundabouts, highway/rail grade crossings, and alternative intersection designs such as single-point intersections.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) needs to do more to investigate accidents at grade crossings and enforce safety regulations, according to a recent report by the inspector general of the U.S.
Alabama, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Washington, and Wisconsin will share $5.2 million to improve highway-rail grade crossings as part of a program to enhance safety and prepare federally designated corridors for future high-speed rail operations.
But the more pressing task is to increase safety margins by eliminating grade crossings and sections of track perhaps more prone to costly derailments.