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Canada to improve railway crossings

Posted on July 26, 2006

The Canadian government will invest more than $11.4 million to improve 115 railway crossings throughout the country. The grade improvement program will upgrade, relocate or close eligible railway crossings, with Transport Canada covering 80% of the total costs, and railways, municipalities or provinces and territories covering the balance. Improvements may include installing flashing lights and gates, adding gates or extra lights to existing systems, linking crossing signals to nearby traffic lights, modifying operating circuits or adding new circuits or timing devices.

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