Desford Level Crossing
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Latitude: 52.633 / 52°37'58"N
Longitude: -1.2842 / 1°17'3"W
OS Eastings: 448543
OS Northings: 304157
OS Grid: SK485041
Mapcode National: GBR 7KY.S5Y
Mapcode Global: WHDJG.72RS
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- Name: Desford
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
- Location: Desford CP
- Postcode: LE9 9FP
- Route: Midland and Continental
- ELR: KSL0
- Distance: 104 miles 70 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: July 2020
- Next assessment due: October 2020
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 45
- Trains per day: 24
- 14 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Deliberate Misuse or User Error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Gates or stiles
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Bosworth
Civil Parish/community: Desford
European Region: East Midlands
District Council: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County Council: Leicestershire County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Markfield, Desford and Thornton
District Council Ward: Newbold Verdon with Desford and Peckleton
- 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.