Cross two zebra crossings to a set of lights.
Workmen are killed and injured in this way, both while on duty and when going to and from their work; passengers, with or without right, go in front of trains at stations and at highway crossings at grade level; and trespassers are killed and injured in large numbers on railways everywhere, at and near stations, at crossings, and out on the open road, where they have no shadow of right.
In many instances old level crossings have been replaced by over-bridges with long sloping approaches; in this way considerable expenditure has been involved, justified, however, by the removal of a danger to the public and of interruptions to the traffic on both the roads and the railways.
Where, as at a double-line junction, one pair of rails crosses another pair, " diamond " crossings (p) are formed.
- Points and Crossings.
This may be rectangular in shape (" straight " shed), containing a series of parallel tracks on which the engines stand and which are reached by means of points and crossings diverging from a main track outside; or it may take a polygonal or circular form (round house or rotunda), the lines for the engines radiating from a turn-table which occupies the centre and can be rotated so as to serve any of the radiating lines.
In regard to fencing and precautions at level-crossings, less rigid requirements may be enforced than with standard railways; and in some cases where trains are likely to be few, it has been provided that the normal position of the gates at crossings shall be across the line.
section of the way and substituting a section with points and crossings.
It is situated at one of the most important crossings of the Euphrates, where there was, in ancient times, a bridge of boats, and is now a ferry on the road from Aleppo to Urfa, Diarbekr and Mosul.
Norfolk County Council is trialing an ultra-bright belisha beacon designed to reduce accidents at crossings at two locations in the county.
border crossings with Italy, Austria, Hungary or Croatia.
crossings of the river.
Apart from designated border crossings, the immediate border area is a military restricted zone.
The Patricia Olivia - high speed ferry, operates twelve crossings daily with a duration of less than 35 minutes.
Creating a pedestrian priority promenade along the length of the High Street by installing footway level crossings at side streets.
All dropped curb crossings that have been constructed since 1999 have tactile paving installed in order to help partially sighted people.
You just cannot spend billions of pounds replacing level crossings.
pedestrian crossings Using the road - 168: In queuing traffic, you should keep the crossing clear.
Road traffic is consolidated and sped up through the removal of various at-grade pedestrian crossings.
The most difficult issue for the council to resolve was the removal of guard railing from the central reservations of staggered crossings.
The most frequent passenger, oil company executive, clocked up almost 70 round trips transatlantic crossings a year.
Lash This experimental system used a host ship containing up to eighty-nine 435 ton lighters for Atlantic crossings.
On overnight crossings we will provide a berth or cabin free of charge.
pelican crossings set to go back to red within a few seconds of going green.
At double-line junctions trains passing over the diamond crossings evidently block traffic going in the opposite direction to that in which they are travelling.
In the first ten years of attempting to make better hybrids, Borlaug's group made more than six thousand crossings of wheat.
signaled cycle crossings A symbol is used to indicate signal installations with a cycle phase to take a cycle route across a road.
crossings over the rivers Ash & Rib.
There are also frequent ferry crossings from the UK to France from various ports on the south coast of England.
toucan crossings are shared with cyclists who are allowed to ride across.
puffin crossings do not have the flashing green man that warns you that the lights are about to change.
In the case of long journeys, they are also fed at border crossings.
disaggregate those figures to find out which accidents were at private crossings.
ferry crossings from the UK to France from various ports on the south coast of England.
ford place-names refer to water crossings which have now been replaced by bridges.
glacier crossings and rock scrambles.
level crossings of all types, resulting in two fatalities.
The lorries followed the old trackbed of the railroad and never left Company property, even using the level crossings in Erith.
The line had 12 level crossings in its 8 mile length.
Network Rail closed many other level crossings across Scotland at the same time.
This first stage of construction involved many bridges and culverts, together with a large number of ungated level crossings.
level crossings on the line.
The southward run had the minor inconvenience that on the night sections the railroad level crossings were closed and the keepers in bed.
Get rid of pedestrian subways and bridges and replace them with surface level crossings.
puffin crossings are an updated version of a Pelican Crossing.
transatlantic crossings a year.
unmanned level crossings.
The level crossings are now unmanned, operated by train crews, and all the surplus track removed.
verge crossings which go to Hambleton DC and NYCC, tho many of them are also not agreed.
zag markings approaching pedestrian crossings.
zebra crossings to a set of lights.
Children can also take part by practicing crossing these pretend roads on foot, using zebra crossings that you mark on.
existing zebra crossings, marked by Belisha beacons, are very satisfactory for pedestrians as long as they are respected by motorists and enforced.
Labor councilors have called on the Royal Parks Agency to provide new zebra crossings on the ring road around the park.
They are, however, in no sense evangelicals in the Western sense; for they observe rigorous fasts, reverence icons, and believe implicitly in the efficacy of the multiplication of crossings, bowings and prostrations.
In the early days of railways, roads were often taken across the line on the level, but such " level " or " grade " crossings are now usually avoided in the case of new lines in populous countries, except when the traffic on both the road and the railway is very light.
They undoubtedly constitute the oldest ethnic stock sometimes modified on the spot by crossings with migratory peoples (Malays, Polynesians); sometimes, as in the eastern Pacific, giving way entirely before the invaders.
The two easiest routes from the Mediterranean, lying through the Orontes gorge and the Beilan Pass, converge in the plain of the Antioch Lake (BalÃƒ¼k Geul or El Bahr) and are met there by (I) the road from the Amanic Gates (Baghche Pass) and western Commagene, which descends the valley of the Kara Su, (2) the roads from eastern Commagene and the Euphratean crossings at Samosata (Samsat) and Apamea Zeugma (Birejik), which descend the valleys of the Afrin and the Kuwaik, and (3) the road from the Euphratean ford at Thapsacus, which skirts the fringe of the Syrian steppe.
Only in the highest spheres did all these schemes, crossings, and interminglings appear to be a true reflection of what had to happen.
It beggars belief that such dangerous materials are trundling along our railways, passing through unmanned level crossings.
This is separate from the highway verge crossings which go to Hambleton DC and NYCC, tho many of them are also not agreed.
On pedestrian crossings and on zig zag markings approaching pedestrian crossings.
Existing zebra crossings, marked by Belisha beacons, are very satisfactory for pedestrians as long as they are respected by motorists and enforced.
It was in the 1970s, during another energy crisis, that a less expensive solar cell was developed, making solar power more realistic for navigation systems, railroad crossings and other areas far off the grid.
Two games have recently been developed--Crop Circle and Crossings.
Crossings are inevitable adjuncts of points.
In 1919 the city's outstanding bonds amounted to $19,884,000, to which in 1920 was added $5,500,000 for removal of railway grade crossings, for a municipal farm to afford better treatment of the tubercular and insane, for new engine houses and reconstruction of streets and for municipal lighting equipment.
According to their own annals and traditions they once inhabited southern China, a theory which is confirmed by many of their habits and physical characteristics; the race has, however, been modified by crossings with the Chams and other of the previous inhabitants of Indo-China.
One of the most serious administrative problems met with in London is that of locomotion, especially as regards the regulation of traffic in the principal thoroughfares and at the busiest crossings.
But this control does not meet the problem of actually lessening the number of vehicles in the main arteries of traffic. At such crossings as that of the Strand and Wellington Street, Ludgate Circus and south of the Thames, the Elephant and Castle, as also in the narrow streets of the City, congestion is often exceedingly severe, and is aggravated when any main street is under repair, and diversion of traffic through narrow side streets becomes necessary.
Other passes across this important water-divide are the Shandur (12,250 ft.), between Gilgit and Mastuj; the Lowarai (10,450 ft.), between the Panjkora and Chitral valleys; and farther south certain lower crossings which once formed part of the great highway between Kabul and India.
crossings of railways and highways,' and in 1894 the commonwealth began the construction and maintenance of state highways.2 Since 1885, in Boston, and since 1894, in Fall River, the administration of the city police departments, including the granting of liquor licences, has been in the hands of state commissioners (one commissioner in Boston, a board in Fall River) appointed by the governor.
The debt of the state (especially the contingent debt, secured by sinking funds) has been steadily rising since 1888, and especially since 1896, chiefly owing to the erection of important public buildings, the construction of state highways and metropolitan park roadways, the improvement of Boston harbour, the abolition of grade crossings on railways, and the expenses incurred for the Spanish-American War of 1898.
Nevertheless, owing to the fact that nearly all the longer and more important crossings of Tibet and its northern montane region have been made from north to south, or vice versa, that is, transversely across the ranges, and comparatively few from east to west along the intermont latitudinal valleys, the identifications between ranges in the east and ranges in the west are in more than one instance more or less doubtful.
It has been urged that these brown peoples sprang from one stock with the Malays and the Malagasy of Madagascar; and that they represent this parent stock better than the Malays who have been much modified by crossings.
The Micronesians then are probably of Malay stock much modified by early Polynesian crossings, and probably, within historic times, by Papuan and even Japanese and Chinese migrations.
on crossings is not infrequent.
The Solomon islanders are of Melanesian (Papuan) stock, though in different parts of the group they vary considerably in their physical characteristics, in some islands approaching the pure Papuan, in some showing Polynesian crossings and in others resembling the Malays.
He made crossings of the lofty Arka Tagh and other parallel ranges to the south (running east and west).
It is used extensively for objects which require both hardness and ductility, such as rock-crushing machinery, railway crossings, mine-car wheels and safes.
The Assam Indigenous, in its two sub-races of Singlo and Bazalona, and the Manipur, originally found wild in the jungles of the native state of that name, have, with various intermixtures and crossings, been used to cover the greatest areas of all the more modern planting in India, Ceylon and Java.
In the northern peninsula are found people of Papuan type, probably representing the aborigines, and a tribe around Galela, who are Polynesian in physique, possibly remnants, much mixed by subsequent crossings with the Papuan indigenes, of the Caucasian hordes emigrating in prehistoric times across the Pacific. M.
From the south two very remarkable affluents of the Oxus join their streams to the main river between Kolab and the Mazar crossings.
The roads are rough and at times almost impassable, 'however, and the river crossings difficult and dangerous.
In all these establishments, after two or three crossings of the mare and ass, the breeders cause the mare to be put to a horse; yet a pure-bred foal has never been produced resembling either an ass or a mule."
The Isthmus of Panama, coextensive with the republic, is the whole neck of land between the American continents; in another use the term " Isthmus of Panama " is applied to the narrow crossing between the cities of Colon and Panama, the other narrow crossings, further east, being the Isthmus of San Blas (31 m.) and the Isthmus of Darien (46 m.).
The crusades were probably the means of introducing fresh strains of blood into England, and of giving opportunity for fresh crossings.
The ' winners ' will receive help and advice from Transport 2000 to persuade the local authority to provide pelican and zebra crossings.
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