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Grade Crossings Regulations

Version of section 21 from 2019-03-01 to 2021-11-25:


Marginal note:Existing grade crossing without a warning system

  •  (1) The sightlines at an existing grade crossing without a warning system must be as shown in Figures 7-1(a) and (b) of the Grade Crossings Standards and are not required to take account of any railway equipment that is moving or attended.

  • Marginal note:Existing grade crossing with a warning system

    (2) The sightlines at an existing grade crossing with a warning system without a gate, which are within the railway right-of-way and within the land on which the road is situated, must be as shown in Figure 7-1(a) of the Grade Crossings Standards and are not required to take account of

    • (a) any railway equipment other than unattended railway equipment;

    • (b) any permanent visual obstructions that exist on the day on which these Regulations come into force; or

    • (c) any areas beyond the visual limits of a curve.

  • Marginal note:Establishment of sightlines

    (3) The sightlines at an existing grade crossing must be established in accordance with the standards set out in article 7 of the Grade Crossings Standards.

  • Marginal note:Timing

    (4) The requirements of subsections (1) to (3) must be met beginning on the day that is seven years after the day on which these Regulations come into force.

  • SOR/2018-256, s. 2
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