Category: Intersections

  • Report Into Telephone Road Level Crossing Options Ignores Grade Separation

    The saga of the Telephone Road level crossing at Puketaha and at 11.08 km track distance from Frankton on the East Coast Main Trunk Railway is continuing since Waka Kotahi produced its conclusion on 14th March that the crossing should be closed. As part of that process, WK attached a report produced for them by […]

  • Royal Oak Roundabout Safety Design FAIL

    Controversy has recently surrounded the Royal Oak Roundabout in Royal Oak, Auckland, which is shown below. NZ Herald carried an article on 9 January 2023 asking if it was Auckland’s “most notorious roundabout”. The article states that the roundabout was upgraded only last year and had a history of 61 crashes over a four year […]

  • Dangerous Level Crossing In Dannevirke

    A NewsTalkZB article has highlighted a dangerous level crossing in Dannevirke at the corner of Rawhiti Street and State Highway 1. Although the article was concerned with bad driver behaviour, it is noted that the intersection with a railway crossing through one side of creates very typical safety problems related to the presence of the […]