Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers
Location: Barming CP
Distance: 42 miles 75 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: May 2020
Next assessment due: August 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 40
Trains per day: 51
216 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - 8 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - 1 incident since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
Controlled by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Civil Parish/community: Barming
District Council Ward: Barming
County Council: Kent County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Maidstone and The Weald
District Council: Maidstone Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Maidstone Rural West
European Region: South East
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.