Blackwood 1 Level Crossing
Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh, Highland
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Latitude: 57.4394 / 57°26'21"N
Longitude: -5.4039 / 5°24'13"W
OS Eastings: 195808
OS Northings: 843906
OS Grid: NG958439
Mapcode National: GBR F911.TS7
Mapcode Global: WH09K.Y8WP
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- Name: Blackwood 1
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: IV548YN
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: KYL
- Distance: 44 miles 35 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: September 2013
- Next assessment due: December 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 45 mph
- Trains per day: 8
- 4 Vehicles
- 2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Infrequent Trains
- Low Sighting Time
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament Constituency: Ross, Skye and Lochaber
European Region: Scotland
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh
- 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.