Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Wherstead CP
Postcode: IP9 2AR
Distance: 65 miles 69 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: December 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 164
6 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
District Council: Babergh District Council
County Council Electoral Division: Belstead Brook
District Council Ward: Brook
European Region: Eastern
UK Parliament Constituency: South Suffolk
County Council: Suffolk County Council
Civil Parish/community: Wherstead
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.