Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
Location: Birchington CP
Postcode: CT7 9QT
Distance: 69 miles 44 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 91
1 Pedestrian or Cyclist
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - 1 incident 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), - 1 incident since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Civil Parish/community: Birchington
County Council Electoral Division: Birchington and Villages
District Council Ward: Birchington South
County Council: Kent County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: North Thanet
European Region: South East
District Council: Thanet 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.