Balvaird Farm Level Crossing
Dingwall and Seaforth, Highland
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Latitude: 57.533 / 57°31'58"N
Longitude: -4.4584 / 4°27'30"W
OS Eastings: 252911
OS Northings: 851865
OS Grid: NH529518
Mapcode National: GBR H8CT.8J0
Mapcode Global: WH3DV.HX5J
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- Name: Balvaird Farm
- Crossing Type: Private Footpath Crossing
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: IV6 7XP
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 14 miles 11 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: January 2014
- Next assessment due: April 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 75 mph
- Trains per day: 31
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Sun Glare
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Dingwall and Seaforth
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament Constituency: Ross, Skye and Lochaber
European Region: Scotland
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
- 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.