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crossing

(krô′sĭng, krŏs′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or action of crossing.
2.
a. A place at which roads, lines, or tracks intersect; an intersection.
b. A place at which a river, railroad, or highway, for example, may be crossed: a railroad crossing; a pedestrian crossing.
3. The intersection of the nave and transept in a cruciform church.
4. Biology The process of crossbreeding; hybridization.
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Underlying factors relate to Network Rails processes for risk management at this type of level crossing. These did not provide railway staff or road users with a coherent and consistent process for deciding when a vehicle should be treated as large, and did not provide an effective interface between signallers, crossing users and railway staff responsible for liaison with users and inspecting level crossings.
"We are more interested in educating people and saving lives but we will also prosecute anyone who is caught jumping level crossing lights." Each vehicle is equipped with CCTV facilities and ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) technology, and has access to the Police National Computer.
Over the past five years 909 people have died after being hit by a vehicle while crossing the road.
It was reported that she went on to the crossing after a dog she had been walking crawled beneath one of the crossing gates on to the track.
PEGASUS CROSSINGS A pedestrian crossing with special consideration for horses.
All the equipment required can be located within 15m of the crossing. Normally a train detector Is installed well in advance--In both directions--with trackside cables running to the crossing.
However, he welcomed the proposal that the convenience of all crossing users would have to be taken into account.
"Even Palestinian laborers who manage to cross the Israeli crossing and make it into one of the buses to drive them to their workplaces, spend more than 15 hours of absence from their homes," he said, adding that this issue should be addressed with immediate effect.
EVEN as railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal stresses passenger safety as top priority of his ministry, thousands of unmanned railway crossings continue to be a major reason behind accidents involving trains in the country.
Sher Muhammad, an old citizen at Zero Point bus stop, said that he was waiting on the roadside for crossing but due to heavy traffic it is not easy for an old man like him to cross the road.
When the lowering in the crossing vee runs out, the wheel gradually comes into contact with the crossing vee.
The Deputy Commander of the Border Troops of the State National Security Service of Kyrgyzstan, Z.Tilenov, and Uzbekistan Border Troops Commander R.Mirzoev held a working meeting on Wednesday to determine crossing requirements at Sokh, Aidarken and Batken border crossing points.The following agreement was reached in the result of the working meeting on border crossing by individuals and vehicles since September 23:1.