TRAFFIC VOLUME COUNT STUDY AT KALOL RAILWAY CROSSING, GANDHINAGAR.
GAURANG.K.WAGHELA, PROF. POOJA.A.PODAR, PROF. PARTH.D.PATEL
Railway Crossing, Passenger Car Unit (PCU), Traffic Volume Count (TVC), Delay Survey, Responder Survey
Railway crossing are made for the efficient movement of man and vehicles with safety as a main consideration. Kalol city in gandhinagar district of gujarat has only one existing manned railway crossing. This railway crossing has single working railway line and a levelled intersection connecting arsodiya village and kalol (east) to the rest of kalol and state highway 41. This rail road crossing is located in the highly populated area of kalol which is next to the kalol railway station on one side and sintex industry (plastic industry) on other side. This conjusted area leads to traffic problems at railway crossing. Study aims to select the best alternative among the other alternative to avoid the congestion on railroad intersection.