Gelshfield Gates Level Crossing
Landward Caithness, Highland
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Latitude: 58.5111 / 58°30'39"N
Longitude: -3.4046 / 3°24'16"W
OS Eastings: 318259
OS Northings: 958957
OS Grid: ND182589
Mapcode National: GBR K6Y7.C42
Mapcode Global: WH6D3.NBYP
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- Name: Gelshfield Gates
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: KW126UZ
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 149 miles 1 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: July 2013
- Next assessment due: September 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 70 mph
- Trains per day: 8
- 2 Vehicles
- 2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2013), - 1 incident since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Infrequent Trains
- Low Sighting Time
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
UK Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Landward Caithness
European Region: 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.