Story: Railway accidents

Careful crossing campaign

Careful crossing campaign

The potential for level-crossing accidents was recognised as motor-vehicle traffic increased in the early 20th century. This New Zealand Railways publicity poster dates from around 1927.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Railway accidents - Rail safety issues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 July 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 11 Mar 2010