Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Tonge CP
Postcode: ME9 9BU
Distance: 47 miles 2 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 180
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:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
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.