Balnacra Level Crossing
Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh, Highland
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Latitude: 57.4636 / 57°27'49"N
Longitude: -5.3626 / 5°21'45"W
OS Eastings: 198417
OS Northings: 846475
OS Grid: NG984464
Mapcode National: GBR F84Z.VTN
Mapcode Global: WH1BJ.LNLN
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- Name: Balnacra
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Barriers
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: IV548YU
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: KYL
- Distance: 42 miles 12 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: April 2015
- Next assessment due: June 2018
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 20 mph
- Trains per day: 8
- 351 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - 2 incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Infrequent Trains
- Large Numbers of HGVs
- Sun Glare
- Current protection arrangements:
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.