Achaleven Level Crossing
Oban North and Lorn, Argyll and Bute
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Latitude: 56.4542 / 56°27'15"N
Longitude: -5.3734 / 5°22'24"W
OS Eastings: 192219
OS Northings: 734223
OS Grid: NM922342
Mapcode National: GBR FC3N.HFV
Mapcode Global: WH1HK.F1GF
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- Name: Achaleven
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Argyll and Bute
- Postcode: PA371PF
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: OBN2
- Distance: 65 miles 0 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: May 2013
- Next assessment due: August 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 45 mph
- Trains per day: 6
- 4 Vehicles
- 2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Infrequent Trains
- Low Sighting Time
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
UK Parliament Constituency: Argyll and Bute
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Argyll and Bute
Unitary Authority: Argyll and Bute Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Oban North and Lorn
European Region: Scotland
- Individual Risk Rating is the risk to invidual users of the crossing.
It is presented as a single letter, with A being the highest risk and M being the lowest.
- Collective Risk Rating is the overall risk of any incident involving any person or vehicle on the crossing,
including train staff and passengers as well as users of the crossing. It is presented as a number, with 1 being the highest risk and 13 being
the lowest. This is the most important rating when prioritising safety measures at level crossings.