Burston Level Crossing
Burston and Shimpling, Norfolk
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Latitude: 52.406 / 52°24'21"N
Longitude: 1.1519 / 1°9'6"E
OS Eastings: 614493
OS Northings: 283337
OS Grid: TM144833
Mapcode National: GBR THM.41W
Mapcode Global: VHL91.XSBG
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- Name: Burston
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
- Location: Burston and Shimpling CP
- Postcode: IP225UB
- Route: Anglia
- ELR: LTN1
- Distance: 97 miles 42 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
- Last assessment: June 2015
- Next assessment due: September 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 100 mph
- Trains per day: 92
- 756 Vehicles
- 81 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents 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:
- Large Numbers of HGVs
- Frequent Trains
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Half barrier equipment
- Road traffic light signals
- Audible alarm
District Council Ward: Bressingham and Burston
Civil Parish/community: Burston and Shimpling
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Norfolk County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: South Norfolk
District Council: South Norfolk District Council
County Council Electoral Division: West Depwade
- 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.