Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

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  Pennsylvania United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 5,505 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,881 34.2 71,468 46.0
Gates 743 13.5 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 1,303 23.7 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 144 2.6 11,630 7.5
Unknown 447 8.1 5,253 3.4
Special warning 620 11.3 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 110 2.0 1,417 0.9
Other 257 4.7 483 0.3

KEY: HWTS = highway traffic signals; WW = wigwags.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railway Administration, Office of Railway Safety, Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, table 9-4, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety as of Nov. 21, 2001.