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Rail crossing death
Accident highlights 'unresolved issue', says chamber
Tribute and condolences
Why the government shelved the level crossing project
Solution needed before more accidents, says Harris
Department declines to provide information
Proposal to limit hearings at Woy Woy courthouse
MacDonald calls for more consultation on court changes
Labor criticises court service loss
Celebrations at Woy Woy and Wagstaffe
Celebrations at Pearl Beach
Implement a dune plan, says community group
Group plans to continue lobbying for better roads
Association releases black spot survey
Marine Rescue kept busy
Local fishers would support 'buy local' campaign
Police target boating activities
Man charged with murder
Man dies at Umina beach
Teenager injured near Warrah Trig
Build more tourist accommodation, says Wales
Dry start to the year
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Peninsula lives matter
Proposed service station statement misleading
Performing arts in entertainment hub?
Consider flora and fauna on Australia Day
Pelicans don't wear T-shirts
Imperceptive and simplistic
A rip-off and wrong
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Skills to help people avoid suicide
Exercise after breast cancer
A grand master in Chinese health practice
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Classes resume at arts and crafts centre
International performers at folk club
Coloured pencil workshop
Solo performance at Umina cafe
Songwriters' conference deferred for a year
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Matt chosen to provide mechanical support in bike race
Ocean Beach to host Central Coast championships
First place in round five
Old and former members invited
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Pearl Beach pool dates to 1926
Life as a night telephone operator

Tribute and condolences

A simple floral tribute was placed on the wire mesh fence, between the road and railway line near the intersection of Rawson Rd and Railway St, following Monday's fatality.

A hand-painted sign read: "RIP Old Mate".

"It is a terribly sad event," said Central Coast Council Administrator Mr Ian Reynolds.

"My condolences go out to the family and friends of the gentleman and to the train driver and friends and the train driver," Mr Reynolds said.

Peninsula Chamber of Commerce President, Mr Matthew Wales said: "From the business community's point of view, we really are in sympathy with the family who has lost this gentleman," said

"It is a tragedy whatever the circumstances," Mr Wales said.

NSW Shadow Minister for the Central Coast, Mr David Harris, said the man's death was a "tragedy" and sent his "heartfelt sympathies" to the man's family and friends.

Member for Gosford Ms Kathy Smith, who is currently on leave due to sickness, also said she wished to extend her condolences to the man's family.

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