That would actually be much more prototypical, so management made a good choice thereThanks for the comments. BTW... the management decided to use a flagman at that crossing since it's a remote county road with minimal traffic. All the other roads have lighted crossings.
And here was me thinking it was because the property owners served by the siding, wouldn't pay for it's electricity bill.That would actually be much more prototypical, so management made a good choice there
The house where I grew up was in a rural setting, and even on the fairly well-traveled UP mainline there the rural county roads just have crossbucks, nothing automated at all. Considering that, not much chance at all that a railroad would invest in an automated crossing not only in a remote rural area, but most especially when it's on a low-speed siding with infrequent traffic.
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