Discussion relating to the operations of MTA MetroNorth Railroad including west of Hudson operations and discussion of CtDOT sponsored rail operations such as Shore Line East and the Springfield to New Haven Hartford Line

Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, nomis, FL9AC, Jeff Smith

  by Jeff Smith
 
https://transportationtodaynews.com/new ... -crossing/
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The work would occur along Metro-North’s Harlem Line in Westchester, Dutchess, and Putnam Counties, upgrading or replacing existing at-grade crossing warning systems and reconstructing the railroad crossings structures and approaches currently in place.
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Sites slated to receive crossing work include Virginia Road in North White Plains; Ellen Avenue in Brewster; Corbin Road in Pawling; Appalachian Trail in Pawling; Old Pawling Road in Pawling; Wheeler Road in Wingdale; Dover Furnace Road in Dover; Mill Street in Dover Plains; and the Dover Plains Station pedestrian crossing.
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  by Arlington
 
How (in what way) is an upgraded crossing an improvement? More arms? Better timing? Higher rail speeds?