Balintraid Level Crossing
Tain and Easter Ross, Highland
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Latitude: 57.7109 / 57°42'39"N
Longitude: -4.1328 / 4°7'58"W
OS Eastings: 273024
OS Northings: 871014
OS Grid: NH730710
Mapcode National: GBR J85B.MNQ
Mapcode Global: WH4FC.HG72
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- Name: Balintraid
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: IV180LY
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 33 miles 50 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: November 2013
- Next assessment due: February 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 75 mph
- Trains per day: 15
- 15 Vehicles
- 4 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Large Numbers of users
- Gates Open
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Sun Glare
- Low Sighting Time
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
UK Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
European Region: Scotland
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Tain and Easter Ross
- 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.