Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers with Obstacle Detection
Location: Billingshurst CP
Distance: 44 miles 74 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: December 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 146
1121 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 3 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of HGVs
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Train signalling protection
Civil Parish/community: Billingshurst
County Council Electoral Division: Billingshurst
District Council Ward: Billingshurst and Shipley
UK Parliament Constituency: Horsham
District Council: Horsham District Council
European Region: South East
County Council: West Sussex County Council
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.