Blounts Wood Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.6038 / 51°36'13"N
Longitude: 0.6234 / 0°37'24"E
OS Eastings: 581769
OS Northings: 192698
OS Grid: TQ817926
Mapcode National: GBR QNM.GF7
Mapcode Global: VHJKQ.RYFF
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- Name: Blounts Wood
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Rochford District
- Postcode: SS5 6AD
- Route: Anglia
- ELR: SSV
- Distance: 34 miles 45 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: October 2014
- Next assessment due: December 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger
- Line speed: 80 mph
- Trains per day: 130
- 17 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Sun Glare
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
Civil Parish/community: Hullbridge
District Council Ward: Hullbridge
UK Parliament Constituency: Rayleigh and Wickford
District Council: Rochford District Council
County Council Electoral Division: Rochford West
- 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.