Fountain Level Crossing
Newcastle Higher, Bridgend
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Latitude: 51.5391 / 51°32'20"N
Longitude: -3.6127 / 3°36'45"W
OS Eastings: 288250
OS Northings: 183480
OS Grid: SS882834
Mapcode National: GBR HC.G60C
Mapcode Global: VH5HB.BKGZ
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- Name: Fountain
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Open Crossing (locally monitored by Train Driver)
- Location: Newcastle Higher Community
- Postcode: CF320EW
- Route: Wales
- ELR: POR0
- Distance: 1 miles 5 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: March 2020
- Next assessment due: June 2020
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 20
- Trains per day: 0
- 1300 Vehicles
- 9 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
- Infrequent Trains
- Crossing Approach
- Deliberate Misuse or User Error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Road traffic light signals
- Audible alarm
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Aberkenfig
Unitary Authority: Bridgend Council
Civil Parish/community: Newcastle Higher Community
UK Parliament Constituency: Ogmore
Welsh Assembly Constituency: Ogmore
Welsh Assembly Region: South Wales West
European Region: Wales
- 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.