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Factors combined for rail chaos
Commuters describe four-hour journeys
'Train' trip took three hours from Central
MacDonald apologises for train disruptions
Trackwork to be completed this week
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Molly celebrates 105th birthday
Australia Day activities on Woy Woy waterfront
Visit by NSW Maritime fails to result in fines
Ocean Beach area is dangerous, says Mehrtens
Tesch calls for Woy Woy wharf upgrade
Councillor questions need for study before action
Plans for sand study supported by community group
Rawson Rd was only crossing with two fatalities
Six tonnes of sand to be sculpted
Accident proves need for train guards - Tesch
Encourage development in Woy Woy, says Chamber
MP supports Umina youth festival
New electronic waste contractor engaged at the tip
Permanent dredging solution is supported - Tesch
Chamber opposes lower submission threshold
Rotary club pays for three Ugandan classrooms
Mary Mac's receives Rotary donations
Little 'trickle down' despite tourism success - Chamber
Council to appoint interim general manager
Surf club holds first seaside market
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A ray of hope on the horizon
Sand creates hazard on footpaths
Any system is better than this unwieldy, exclusive one
Council could never be accused of acting in haste
Bank inquiry is good news
Open letter sent to Central Coast Council
Collapse  HEALTH HEALTH
Program to reduce risk of falling
Lymphoedema common on the Peninsula
Project success for retirement village and graduate
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Arts and crafts centre announces upgrades
Little Theatre performs satirical comedy Australia Day
Canadian duo first up at folk club
Blues Angels at Hardy's Bay

Rawson Rd was only crossing with two fatalities

The Rawson Rd level rail crossing is now one of the most dangerous in NSW, according to the Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch.

Ms Tesch said the Rawson Rd level crossing was the only one in the whole of NSW to have two fatalities in 2017.

She said she the crossing needed to be replaced for safety reasons and to relieve increasing traffic congestion on the Peninsula.

She called for the NSW Government to fulfil promises it made during the by-election for the Gosford electorate in May 2017 when she was elected as the State Member.

One of those promises was a safety review of Blackwall Rd, she said.

She said the review was to consider how to improve signage, parking along the sides of the road and overall traffic flow.

The intersection of Allfield Rd and Blackwall Rd, Woy Woy, was a particular choke point, she said.

"We received notification that work on the review would be carried out of a night but we have not received any further information," she said.

Anything that improved traffic flow would be welcome," she said.

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