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Dear Charles

Do you feel adding zebra crossings with different contrasting colors apart from black & white can reduce accidents?.

These crossings are typically seen in rural areas where mail Express trains are running.

Thanks
Prashant

Answer
No I do not think that a significant benefit would be attained.  One reason is that some drivers are color blind.  Maybe just painting the white stripes with reflective paint would improve night awareness.

Nice to hear from you again Prashant!

Sincerely, Charles

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Charles Campbell

Expertise

Questions about Icken Trains ( Fred Icken). Also about electrical workings and problems with electro mechanical pinball machines. Charles

Experience

Collected pinball machines for 30 + years and do all work myself. Own a collection of Icken trains. Also many Lionel and American Flyer utems.

Organizations
I subscribe to Clasic Toy Trains and am a charter subscriber.

Education/Credentials
Electical/electronics training, U.S. NAVY. BBA 1970 University of Oklahoma.

Past/Present Clients
I do not sell any trains only collect so I do no have train clents. I have in the past sold many old electro-mechanical pinball machines and there have been many customers who have alled me back years later to get one fixed. This is an art that you don't find much any more and the commercial shops charge too much to get a machine fixed. I just try to keep them fixed so that they don't disapear ore are discarded.

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