Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Fordham CP
Postcode: CB7 5LP
Distance: 4 miles 64 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: July 2020
Next assessment due: October 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 83
82 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
County Council: Cambridgeshire County Council
District Council: East Cambridgeshire District Council
European Region: Eastern
Civil Parish/community: Fordham
District Council Ward: Fordham Villages
County Council Electoral Division: Soham and Fordham Villages
UK Parliament Constituency: South East Cambridgeshire
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.