railroad crossing


: a place where a road crosses railroad tracks

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Rail traffic has been stopped in the area, while the Level Volunteer Fire Company’s utility task vehicle has been requested to access the scene from the Ontario Street railroad crossing. Katia Parks, Baltimore Sun, 20 Apr. 2023 Days later, a Norfolk Southern worker died after being struck at a railroad crossing near a Cleveland steel plant. Haley Bemiller, USA TODAY, 10 Mar. 2023 According to Greenville News, Randolph was on his way home from a friend’s house when his car suspiciously stopped in the middle of a railroad crossing. Leah Campano, Seventeen, 6 Mar. 2023 On his way home, at about 1 a.m. on July 19, his car somehow came to a stop at a railroad crossing. Gillian Brockell, BostonGlobe.com, 3 Mar. 2023 SEOUL—Trade at the main railroad crossing between Russia and North Korea has rebounded in recent months to prepandemic levels, as the Ukraine war leads to deepening economic ties between the two countries. Dasl Yoon, WSJ, 17 Feb. 2023

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“Railroad crossing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/railroad%20crossing. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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