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Indian railway crossing that is unique

Today, we are going to tell you about one of  the unique railway crossing's in India. Railway crossing, as you must be aware of, is a place where people cross railway tracks to go to other side.

Indian railways, and many railways across the world, provide some infrastructure at such crossings to ensure safety of people while they cross rail tracks.  This is usually done by fitting couple of gates at either sides.

The railway crossing gates are opened and shut by a railway employee called - 'Railway Gate Man'. These days many of the crossings are equipped with automatic gates that can operate without the presence of a human being.



But still there are many such crossings in India where gates are opened and closed by a human being i.e. a gate man.

One of such manually operated railway crossing lies in state of Punjab in India.  But it is unique.

You must be wondering what could be unique about a railway gate/ crossing?

Well, while this crossing of railway is manually operate…