Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Newport CP
Distance: 40 miles 59 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
13 (Extremely Low)
Last assessment: April 2020
Next assessment due:
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 152
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil 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:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
Civil Parish/community: Newport
District Council Ward: Newport
UK Parliament Constituency: Saffron Walden
County Council Electoral Division: Stansted
District Council: Uttlesford District 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.