Bilbster Level Crossing
Landward Caithness, Highland
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Latitude: 58.4703 / 58°28'12"N
Longitude: -3.2245 / 3°13'28"W
OS Eastings: 328671
OS Northings: 954208
OS Grid: ND286542
Mapcode National: GBR L6DB.PM4
Mapcode Global: WH6DD.FCRG
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- Name: Bilbster
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Minature Stop lights
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: KW1 4TA
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 156 miles 26 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: April 2013
- Next assessment due: July 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 60 mph
- Trains per day: 8
- 12 Vehicles
- 4 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2013), - 3 incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Infrequent Trains
- Low Sighting Time
- Sun Glare
- Current protection arrangements:
UK Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Landward Caithness
European Region: Scotland
- 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.