Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Minature Stop Lights
Location: Witham CP
Postcode: CM8 2SX
Distance: 24 miles 5 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: January 2020
Next assessment due: April 2020
Types of trains: Passenger
Line speed: 10
Trains per day: 44
581 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
Gates or stiles
District Council: Braintree District Council
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Witham
Civil Parish/community: Witham
District Council Ward: Witham North
County Council Electoral Division: Witham Northern
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.