Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Colchester District (B)
Postcode: CO3 9SY
Distance: 49 miles 41 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: May 2020
Next assessment due: August 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 287
39 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - 5 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Colchester
District Council: Colchester Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Drury
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
District Council Ward: Lexden
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.