Since 2002 we have partnered with road and rail agencies to conduct public education campaigns in regional NSW to promote level crossing safety.
Thank you for not rushing to the other side
The ‘Thank you for not rushing to the other side’ campaign raises awareness of the safety risks at level crossings, educates drivers on the safety behaviours and reminds drivers that their actions can impact more than themselves, it can impact train drivers also.
Near misses still do damage. From every train driver in NSW –thank you for not rushing to the other side. Listen to NSW TrainLink Regional Drivers, Stuart & Julie share their stories:
Safety factsheets for:
Heavy vehicles and buses – know your limits
Stopping and accelerating
It takes heavy vehicles and buses longer to clear a level crossing than other vehicles so make sure you allow extra time to clear the tracks safely.
There may not be enough room on the other side of the level crossing to stop without your vehicle hanging over the tracks. Know the length of your vehicle and always check ahead before crossing so you can assess the situation. Never cross unless your vehicle can clear the track completely.
What do I do if my vehicle is stuck on the railway track?
If for any reason you become stopped on a railway track, leave your vehicle go to a safe place clear of the level crossing and call 000. A train may not come but it’s not worth the risk to stay in your vehicle.
View the Level Crossing Finder.