Ballast Hole Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.218 / 51°13'4"N
Longitude: 0.4069 / 0°24'24"E
OS Eastings: 568186
OS Northings: 149283
OS Grid: TQ681492
Mapcode National: GBR NQB.FPW
Mapcode Global: VHJMK.0NG5
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- Name: Ballast Hole
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Yalding CP
- Postcode: TN125HS
- Route: Kent
- ELR: PWS1
- Distance: 37 miles 45 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: June 2014
- Next assessment due: September 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 70 mph
- Trains per day: 50
- 2 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Frequent Trains
- 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)
County Council: Kent County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Maidstone and The Weald
District Council: Maidstone Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Maidstone Rural West
District Council Ward: Marden and Yalding
European Region: South East
Civil Parish/community: Yalding
- 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.