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Jesse Baker, Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB): Railway level crossing (RLX) safety: New technology research and applications

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Jesse Baker, Manager, Safety & Systems, Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) delivered this presentation at Rail Safety 2013. For more information on the annual conference, please visit …

Jesse Baker, Manager, Safety & Systems, Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) delivered this presentation at Rail Safety 2013. For more information on the annual conference, please visit http://www.railsafetyconference.com.au.

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  • 1. Railway level crossing safety workshop Jesse Baker 5.3.13 Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  • 2. Where roads meet rails
  • 3. Quantifying the problem
  • 4. The first level crossing? – the Diolkos (on the Isthmus of Corinth)
  • 5. The Isthmus of Corinth
  • 6. The Isthmus of Corinth
  • 7. The Diolkos
  • 8. The Diolkos
  • 9. The Diolkos
  • 10. Ancient Corinth
  • 11. Evolution of the level crossing • 2500 years of stagnation • Until sometime in the 1800s when flagmen were introduced
  • 12. Evolution of the level crossing • Late 1800s we saw closable gates • Shortly after that came the car !
  • 13. Evolution of the level crossing • By the 1960s we started to see automatic level crossings
  • 14. Level crossings today • 23,500 locations where roads intersect railway lines around Australia. • 100 incidents at level crossings per year • 37 deaths
  • 15. Level crossings today