Japan’s longest rail crossing closed

In order to have had the moniker “Japan’s longest railway crossing” it makes you wonder what is now the longest crossing and whether there is a World’s longest railway crossing…

The 130-meter-wide crossing in Akishima, Tokyo, was located near Haijima Station, which is served by several Japan Railways and Seibu lines. Upon the completion of a new detour route around the station, the city government decided to remove the crossing, the safety of which had always been seen as questionable.

Guess there wasn’t a Shinkansen route on one of the lines, but you never know.

There is even a video (Youtube)…

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