Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop On Highway-Railway Grade Crossing Research

These proceedings contain the presentations given at the Fifth Workshop on Highway-Railway Grade Crossing Research held in Montreal, Quebec, 24-25 November 2003. The workshop was organized by members of the Direction 2006 Research Committee. The presentations focus on research and development designed to improve highway-railway grade crossing safety. Abstracts are provided in English and French. Presentations included: Second Train Warning at Grade Crossings; Locomotive Horn Effectiveness at Operating Speeds; Wayside Horn Study; ITS Strategies for Commercial Vehicles at Highway-Railway Crossings; Evaluation of Automated Grade Crossing Signal Enforcement; Sécurité des véhicules lourds aux passages à niveau; Signalisation d'avertissement pour les piétons aux abords des chemins de fer; US DOT/FRA 2003 Research Needs Workshop; Improving Railroad Safety Through Understanding Close Calls; Update on FRA Activities; Road Safety, Driver Workload, and RTD-10: Lessons Learned; Guideline for Inspecting and Testing Pre-emption of Interconnected Traffic Control Signals and Railway Crossing Warning Systems; Challenges Faced by Municipalities in Resolving Safety Issues at Grade Crossings - A Case Study.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Conference Proceedings are available on CD-ROM.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport Canada

    Transportation Development Centre, 800 Rene-Levesque Boulevard West, Suite 600
    Montreal, Quebec  Canada  H3B 2X1
  • Publication Date: 2003-11


  • English
  • French

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: v.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01000325
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TP 13536
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 18 2005 3:02PM