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

Late 2000-era red and green 'V/Line' level crossing identification sign

9 February 2015 17:44 PM
Viewed 633 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 23 times this year)

Push buttons to release the magnetically latched emergency gate at the Main Road level crossing in St Albans

Installed in a vain attempt to stop people walking around the closed level crossing gates and into the path of trains

7 February 2015 08:40 AM
Viewed 779 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 23 times this year)

Magnetically latched emergency gate at the Main Road level crossing in St Albans

Installed in a vain attempt to stop people walking around the closed level crossing gates and into the path of trains

7 February 2015 08:40 AM
Viewed 807 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 24 times this year)

Traffic waits at the McDonald Street level crossing in Mordialloc

19 January 2015 18:07 PM
Viewed 886 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 26 times this year)

Pacific National branded level crossing identification sign

Dating back to before 2007, when Pacific National still held the infrastructure lease over the entire Victoria country rail network

8 November 2014 10:18 AM
Viewed 706 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 18 times this year)

Current V/Line branded level crossing identification sign

29 December 2013 17:20 PM
Viewed 705 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 18 times this year)

PTC-era level crossing identification sign

29 December 2013 17:20 PM
Viewed 667 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 17 times this year)

Pacific National branded level crossing identification sign

14 December 2013 17:06 PM
Viewed 760 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 21 times this year)

Federal Government 'Boom Gates for Rail Crossings' sign at an upgraded pedestrian crossing

31 August 2013 16:42 PM
Viewed 360 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 23 times this year)

Tram and train level crossing sign on the approach to Poplar Road at Royal Park

Note the old-fashioned styled W class tram and steam train logos!

26 January 2013 09:32 AM
Viewed 2498 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 59 times this year)

Improvised 'Wait Here' message at a pedestrian level crossing

17 October 2012 15:51 PM
Viewed 972 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 19 times this year)

Pedestrian gates to an island platform: in the open position for the track that is not occupied, despite the law says crossing here is illegal

Victorian Rail Industry Operators Group standards say the pedestrian gates have to operate independently, but the law you need to wait because the adjacent road crossing is blocked:
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/safety-rule-at-railway-crossing-a-step-too-far-for-one-commuter-20120816-24bbm.html

8 October 2012 12:30 PM
Viewed 1009 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 23 times this year)

Pedestrian boom barriers at Westona station

8 October 2012 12:13 PM
Viewed 842 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 21 times this year)

'Freight Australia' level crossing identification sign

8 October 2012 10:16 AM
Viewed 99 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 99 times this year)

Park Street gatekeepers cottage on the Upfield line

16 September 2012 10:18 AM
Viewed 1194 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 27 times this year)

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

16 September 2012 10:15 AM
Viewed 876 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 25 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 1073 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 27 times this year)

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

6 March 2012 09:51 AM
Viewed 1117 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 17 times this year)

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

6 March 2012 09:51 AM
Viewed 2143 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 39 times this year)

Pedestrian boom barriers at the Scoresby Road level crossing at Bayswater

18 February 2012 14:28 PM
Viewed 2094 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 33 times this year)

Cars banked up at the Giffard Street level crossing in Williamstown

15 February 2012 16:04 PM
Viewed 975 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 38 times this year)

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

13 August 2011 09:39 AM
Viewed 1766 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 26 times this year)

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

10 May 2011 16:51 PM
Viewed 1293 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 24 times this year)

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

10 May 2011 16:51 PM
Viewed 1155 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 23 times this year)

Viewed 4845 times (1 time this week, 30 times this month, 181 times this year)