Crossings must go

October 2011
Railway Gazette International;Oct2011, Vol. 167 Issue 10, p29
Trade Publication
The article highlights the dangers posed by the 400 or so level crossings within the greater Buenos Aires area in Argentina in light of the death of 11 bus passengers on September 13, 2011 when their vehicle was struck by a train on commuter route operated by Trenes de Buenos Aires (TBA).


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