Achnashellach Level Crossing
Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh, Highland
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Latitude: 57.482 / 57°28'55"N
Longitude: -5.3336 / 5°20'0"W
OS Eastings: 200256
OS Northings: 848434
OS Grid: NH002484
Mapcode National: GBR F86Y.HPB
Mapcode Global: WH1BK.16GK
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- Name: Achnashellach
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: IV548YU
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: KYL
- Distance: 40 miles 35 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: November 2015
- Next assessment due: February 2019
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 40 mph
- Trains per day: 8
- 2 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Infrequent Trains
- Crossing is near station
- 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)
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament Constituency: Ross, Skye and Lochaber
European Region: Scotland
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh
- 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.