Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Colchester District (B)
Postcode: CO1 2TG
Distance: 53 miles 12 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2020
Types of trains: Passenger
Line speed: 45
Trains per day: 147
1391 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - 9 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Colchester
District Council: Colchester Borough Council
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Parsons Heath and East Gates
District Council Ward: St Anne's
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.