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Making the case for low cost railway level crossings

Wullems, Christian & Gildersleeve, Matthew (2011) Making the case for low cost railway level crossings. In 21st International Railway Safety Conference, 16-21 Oct 2011, Melbourne, Australia.

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    Abstract

    This paper discusses the challenges of making a case for the adoption of low cost railway level crossings in Australia. Several issues are discussed in this paper including legal issues associated with the treatment of low-exposure passive crossings with low cost level crossing warning devices (LCLCWDs); principles of operation and deployment for LCLCWDs; and technical and human factors aspects of safety and availability. The Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Rail Innovation’s affordable level crossings project aims to address a number of these technical and human factors issues through research and field trials.

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    ID Code: 46635
    Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
    Additional Information: Conference paper presented as poster.
    Keywords: CRC for Rail Innovation, low cost, rail, level crossing
    Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
    Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
    Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 see the authors.
    Deposited On: 26 Oct 2011 10:55
    Last Modified: 26 Oct 2011 12:54

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