diamond crossing

diamond crossing

[′dī·mənd ‚krȯs·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
An oblique railroad crossing that forms a diamond shape between the tracks.
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At the turn of the 20th century, the station was famed for its highly complex diamond crossing, prompting appearances on many post cards of the day as "the largest railway crossing in the world".
At the turn of the 20th century, the station was famed for its highly complex diamond crossing, prompting appearances on many postcards of the day as "the largest railway crossing in the world".
It was left to gallant Thank Will to lay down a flying late challenge after early trouble and again at the fourth turn, but he was never in danger of getting there, with Bridge Diamond crossing the line a length-and-three quarters to the good in 47.00sec.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is working at present on completing a project for extending four 1,200mm pipelines to transport desalinated water from Station M to Jebel Ali's tanks and Diamond Crossing along Emirates Road at a total length of 30 Km and a total cost of up to AED204 million (US$55 million).
May 22 through July 31 was a "scheduled on-site construction hold," according to Jones, while work on specialty track for both the switch at World Street (in front of Heifer) and Third Street and the diamond crossing at Second and Commerce streets are being built offsite.
THIS postcard from 1900 proudly boasts that Newcastle has the 'largest railway crossing in the world', referred to locally as the 'Diamond Crossing'.
of the century, Central famed highly diamond crossing The new bridge again was formally inaugurated by Queen Victoria in her Royal train as thousands of spectators watched from the bridge and from boats on the Tyne.