Geilston Level Crossing
Helensburgh and Lomond South, Argyll and Bute
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Latitude: 55.9619 / 55°57'43"N
Longitude: -4.6631 / 4°39'47"W
OS Eastings: 233858
OS Northings: 677528
OS Grid: NS338775
Mapcode National: GBR 0H.XGD2
Mapcode Global: WH2MC.BDPV
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- Name: Geilston
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Argyll and Bute
- Postcode: G82 5HB
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: NEM7
- Distance: 20 miles 7 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: March 2014
- Next assessment due: June 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 60 mph
- Trains per day: 92
- 9 Vehicles
- 8 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - 2 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:
- Low Sighting Time
- Frequent Trains
- Large Numbers of users
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
UK Parliament Constituency: Argyll and Bute
Unitary Authority: Argyll and Bute Council
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Dumbarton
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Helensburgh and Lomond South
European Region: Scotland
Scottish Parliament Region: West Scotland
- 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.