Chard Junction Level Crossing
Tatworth and Forton, Somerset
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Latitude: 50.8394 / 50°50'21"N
Longitude: -2.9367 / 2°56'12"W
OS Eastings: 334140
OS Northings: 104851
OS Grid: ST341048
Mapcode National: GBR M8.WFTH
Mapcode Global: FRA 46QW.CQK
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- Name: Chard Junction
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Manned Barriers CCTV Monitored
- Location: Tatworth and Forton CP
- Postcode: TA204LL
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: BAE2
- Distance: 139 miles 32 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: October 2013
- Next assessment due: January 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 85 mph
- Trains per day: 39
- 1427 Vehicles
- 71 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:
- Sun Glare
- Large Numbers of HGVs
- Current protection arrangements:
- Train signalling protection
- CCTV monitoring by Signaller
- Full barrier equipment
- Road traffic light signals
- Audible alarm
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.