Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Tatworth and Forton CP
Distance: 139 miles 32 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: January 2020
Next assessment due: April 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 85
Trains per day: 38
27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - 3 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
Large Numbers of HGVs
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
County Council Electoral Division: Chard South
County Council: Somerset County Council
District Council: South Somerset District Council
European Region: South West
Civil Parish/community: Tatworth and Forton
District Council Ward: Tatworth and Forton
UK Parliament Constituency: Yeovil
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.