Grade crossings

Regulations and requirements for public and private crossings, filing a railway crossing agreement, sightlines, blocked crossings, train whistling.

Services and information

Grade Crossings Regulations: what you need to know

About grade crossings, roles and responsibilities, requirements, who to contact for complaints and disputes.

Creating and filing a railway crossing agreement

How to file an agreement, list of existing agreements.


Apply to stop train whistling at a public grade crossing

Stop train whistles in your area.

Grade crossings inventory

Inventory of the railway crossings in Canada.


Grade separation assessment guidelines

Guidelines to help railway companies and road authorities assess when to consider grade crossings for grade separation.

Grade Crossings – Handbook

Guideline on the engineering best practices and requirements for safety at or around grade crossings.