Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Great Blakenham CP
Postcode: IP6 0JB
Distance: 73 miles 47 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 210
135 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of HGVs
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
District Council Ward: Bramford and Blakenham
UK Parliament Constituency: Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
European Region: Eastern
County Council Electoral Division: Gipping Valley
Civil Parish/community: Great Blakenham
District Council: Mid Suffolk District Council
County Council: Suffolk County Council
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.