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Level crossings

Level crossings lights, boom barriers and gates from around Melbourne and the rest of Victoria

'Freight Australia' level crossing identification sign

8 October 2012 10:16 AM
Viewed 1 time
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Park Street gatekeepers cottage on the Upfield line

16 September 2012 10:18 AM
Viewed 1053 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 28 times this year)

Lever frame at the former Park Street gates on the Upfield line

16 September 2012 10:15 AM
Viewed 759 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 17 times this year)

Approaching the New Street hand gates on the up

Closed to road traffic a few years ago, pedestrian access is still possible, with the gatekeeper needing to open and close the wicket gates

19 May 2012 14:20 PM
Viewed 945 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 30 times this year)

Former Nicholson Street level crossing for the Inner Circle, rails still in place

6 March 2012 09:51 AM
Viewed 981 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 34 times this year)

Former Nicholson Street level crossing for the Inner Circle, rails still in place

6 March 2012 09:51 AM
Viewed 1911 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 56 times this year)

Pedestrian boom barriers at the Scoresby Road level crossing at Bayswater

18 February 2012 14:28 PM
Viewed 1887 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 57 times this year)

Cars banked up at the Giffard Street level crossing in Williamstown

15 February 2012 16:04 PM
Viewed 770 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 37 times this year)

Driving east over the Toorak Road level crossing on the Glen Waverley line

13 August 2011 09:39 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 55 times this year)

'Flat' LED level crossing warning lights, by United Group Infrastructure

10 May 2011 16:51 PM
Viewed 1181 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 19 times this year)

'Flat' LED level crossing warning lights, by United Group Infrastructure

10 May 2011 16:51 PM
Viewed 1039 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 22 times this year)

Preserved gatekeepers hut at Albert Street, Brunswick

1 November 2010 14:02 PM
Viewed 992 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 25 times this year)

Warning sign along the Western Highway, warning of the lack of clearance between intersections and the adjacent level crossings

4 July 2010 13:15 PM
Viewed 890 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 20 times this year)

Extra warning signage near Maryborough

Informing drivers of long vehicles of the limited clearance between the level crossing and the adjacent road intersection, to ensure that they do not foul the tracks

14 February 2010 11:35 AM
Viewed 1124 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 42 times this year)

Crossing gates down on Macaulay Road, Kensington

5 December 2009 18:00 PM
Viewed 2090 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 53 times this year)

Push button releases for the pedestrian gate at Anderson Street, Yarraville

An electromagnetic latch is used to keep the gate closed, the push buttons are shielded so people can't give them the 'reach around'

5 December 2009 15:17 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 32 times this year)

Extra signage at a Ballarat line occupation crossing (ignore the X'Trapolis!)

It reads...
NOTICE
BEFORE TRANSFERRING LIVESTOCK OR HEAVY MACHINERY
1. OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM TRAIN CONTROL ON 03 9619 1077
2. QUOTE REF NO AO 74041
3. WHEN CROSSING IS CLEAR ADVISE TRAIN CONTROL

29 August 2009 10:56 AM
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(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 21 times this year)

This unit made by Redflex Traffic Systems

25 April 2009 16:20 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 20 times this year)

Innards of the camera - one Nikon DSLR and a video camera

25 April 2009 16:19 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 17 times this year)

Boom gate enforcement camera on Dock Link Road, Melbourne

25 April 2009 16:18 PM
Viewed 2191 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 57 times this year)

PTC Ballarat Workshops sticker on a wooden boom barrier

14 March 2009 17:17 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 16 times this year)

Pedestrian crossing emergency gate

At North Shore station

22 February 2009 14:30 PM
Viewed 919 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 32 times this year)

Healthy State Indicator atop a level crossing signal

10 January 2009 08:36 AM
Viewed 1450 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 63 times this year)

They make the gate higher so you can't give the latch the 'reach around', but they forgot to add the latch itself...

2 January 2009 16:10 PM
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