RO-2019-108

Satellite photo of the level crossing annotated to show paths to car and train
Simplified Fig 3 from the Final report. | TAIC photo
Status
Closed
Occurrence Date
Report Publication Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
Two people died when freight train ran into car at level crossing, cause by confusion for the car driver in complicated roadworks operation. Traffic management plans for roadworks at level crossings must identify all risks to road and rail vehicles. Work in the rail corridor must only be done with a permit from the rail access provider.
Location
Piako Road (-37.668464,175.484089) [may be approximate]