Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barrier Crossing (locally monitored by Train Driver)
Location: Blaxhall CP
Distance: 87 miles 15 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: April 2020
Next assessment due: July 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 45
Trains per day: 35
10 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - 2 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:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Large Numbers of HGVs
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
Civil Parish/community: Blaxhall
European Region: Eastern
District Council Ward: Orford & Eyke
UK Parliament Constituency: Suffolk Coastal
District Council: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County Council: Suffolk County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Wilford
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.