Bax Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.3384 / 51°20'18"N
Longitude: 0.7874 / 0°47'14"E
OS Eastings: 594252
OS Northings: 163607
OS Grid: TQ942636
Mapcode National: GBR RTG.1WL
Mapcode Global: VHKJM.LMNC
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- Name: Bax
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Tonge CP
- Postcode: ME9 9BU
- Route: Kent
- ELR: VIR
- Distance: 47 miles 2 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
- Last assessment: November 2014
- Next assessment due: February 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 90 mph (up)
80 mph (down)
- Trains per day: 169
- 19 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - 5 incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Large Numbers of users
- Low Sighting Time
- Frequent Trains
- Sun Glare
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
County Council: Kent County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Sittingbourne and Sheppey
European Region: South East
District Council: Swale Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Swale East
District Council Ward: Teynham and Lynsted
Civil Parish/community: Tonge
- 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.