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  1. Interesting video, location is the Shimayacho Crossing, near Ajikawaguchi Station on JR West Yumesaki Line. Numerous shots of the various types of commercial trucks that can be seen. This YouTube user has other railway crossing videos of locations in the Kansai area.
  2. Last month the MLIT released a list of 58 railway road crossings which were top candidates for improvement (or elimination via grade separation). Keio Railway led the list with 25 railway crossings that posed safety risks and/or congestion choke points. Second on the list was JR Kyushu, with 6 locations. Third was JR Tokai, with 5 locations. The remaining railways had three or less candidate locations. It must be noted that the Keio Railway crossings in question will be eliminated with the completion of the (currently under construction) elevation of the Keio Main Line between Sasazuka and Sengawa (7.2km). http://toyokeizai.net/articles/-/118244 Actual list of those crossings, from the MLIT: http://www.mlit.go.jp/common/001126608.pdf
  3. Railsquid mentioned in the Todoroki thread about the Seibu Shinjuku Line partial undergrounding. It will result in the elimination of numerous grade crossings in this portion of Nakano Ward, which typically remain open for periods of only 20 to 30 seconds during rush hours, causing major motor traffic congestion. Completion scheduled to be 2020. This is one which will be eliminated, located between Araiyakushi and Numabukuro- officially called the Araiyakushi #2 Crossing, which is where the Nakano Road crosses the Shinjuku Line. Video taken earlier this month. *get your pics while you can...
  4. Terangeree

    Little Display

    Someone else's idea gave me an idea to emulate it, as the small Tomytec station I bought a couple of years ago in Hiroshima was going unused and apparently unloved. My effort isn't as flash as the original, but I have added more buildings beside the station, used slightly different paving and walls and added advertising signs (mostly election posters). The scratchbuilt house has a rudimentary interior, with the floor plans taken from Kyoto real estate listings online. A second, much smaller house (smaller, in fact, than my own home's living room), is yet to be scratchbuilt with a visible interior.
  5. apparently recent storms led to rusting and subsequent malfunction of detection sensors.
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