Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Darsham CP
Distance: 95 miles 32 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: April 2020
Next assessment due: July 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 55
Trains per day: 33
104 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 8 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - 4 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of HGVs
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
County Council Electoral Division: Blything
Civil Parish/community: Darsham
European Region: Eastern
UK Parliament Constituency: Suffolk Coastal
District Council: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County Council: Suffolk County Council
District Council Ward: Wenhaston & Westleton
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.