Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Harwich CP
Distance: 70 miles 38 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: June 2020
Next assessment due: September 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 25
Trains per day: 53
427 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
Civil Parish/community: Harwich
County Council Electoral Division: Harwich
UK Parliament Constituency: Harwich and North Essex
District Council Ward: Harwich East
District Council: Tendring District Council
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.