Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Thorncombe CP
Distance: 141 miles 14 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2020
Next assessment due: May 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 85
Trains per day: 40
14 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - 5 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
District Council Ward: Broadwindsor
County Council: Dorset County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Marshwood Vale
European Region: South West
Civil Parish/community: Thorncombe
UK Parliament Constituency: West Dorset
District Council: West Dorset District 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.