Ben Alder Level Crossing
Badenoch and Strathspey, Highland
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Latitude: 56.9326 / 56°55'57"N
Longitude: -4.2473 / 4°14'50"W
OS Eastings: 263345
OS Northings: 784614
OS Grid: NN633846
Mapcode National: GBR HBWD.H6M
Mapcode Global: WH3J1.Q0PQ
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- Name: Ben Alder
- Crossing Type: Private Footpath Crossing
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: PH191AD
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: HGL2
- Distance: 58 miles 30 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: September 2015
- Next assessment due: December 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 80 mph
- Trains per day: 30
- 27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Large Numbers of users
- Low Sighting Time
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Badenoch and Strathspey
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament Constituency: Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
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.