Buckwell Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.2049 / 51°12'17"N
Longitude: 0.944 / 0°56'38"E
OS Eastings: 605751
OS Northings: 149199
OS Grid: TR057491
Mapcode National: GBR SXJ.KG8
Mapcode Global: VHKK9.9ZX5
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- Name: Buckwell
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Godmersham CP
- Postcode: TN254HD
- Route: Kent
- ELR: ACR
- Distance: 61 miles 70 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: June 2015
- Next assessment due: September 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 70 mph
- Trains per day: 117
- Infrequent Vehicle use
- 4 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
UK Parliament Constituency: Ashford
District Council: Ashford Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Ashford Rural East
District Council Ward: Downs North
Civil Parish/community: Godmersham
County Council: Kent County Council
European Region: South East
- 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.