“Innovative level crossing trial for rural and regional NSW”: Rail Express

“A $1.2 million trial of new digital technology to improve level crossing safety in rural and regional areas will soon get underway in New South Wales.  Transport for NSW will run the trial, in partnership with the Australian Government, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) and technology company Rail Safety Systems.” Rail Express Summary: The cutting-edge […]

Tech partner unveils roadmap to achieve ‘Vision Zero’ at level crossings

In a pivotal move towards safer rail crossings, the technology provider responsible for a cutting-edge wireless solution has unveiled an ambitious roadmap aimed at achieving ‘Vision Zero’ – a future with zero harm at level crossings. Rail Safety Systems (RSS) has developed a roadmap that reflects the findings of a level crossing safety roundtable held […]

Innovative level crossing tech on track to securing safer rail crossings

A ground-breaking trial of a cutting-edge digital technology aimed at improving level crossing safety in rural and regional areas is set to commence in New South Wales.  The $1.2 million trial, a collaborative effort with the Australian Government, Transport for NSW, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC), and technology partner Rail Safety Systems (RSS), marks […]

Working towards low-cost active regional level crossing solutions

“The best level crossing is a permanently closed one”. These words are sometimes expressed by railway managers frustrated with the rising severity of collisions between trains and motor vehicles in recent decades. Level crossing collisions remain a serious concern for the rail industry and the situation has worsened with not only growth in road traffic […]

Zero harm where road meets rail

A game-changing level crossing protection system specifically designed for rural and remote areas eliminates the use of higher-risk passive signage. An innovative, Australian-developed active control railway crossing system has just received type approval after completing a successful trial with Queensland Rail. The high-integrity Rail Safety Systems (RSS) product – named Rail Active Crossing System (RAXS) – meets SIL 3 standards, and is […]