Gipsy Lane Level Crossing
Needham Market, Suffolk
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Latitude: 52.1606 / 52°9'38"N
Longitude: 1.0459 / 1°2'45"E
OS Eastings: 608430
OS Northings: 255747
OS Grid: TM084557
Mapcode National: GBR TLD.F8C
Mapcode Global: VHLB5.2YSJ
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- Name: Gipsy Lane
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
- Location: Needham Market CP
- Postcode: IP6 8DX
- Route: Anglia
- ELR: LTN1
- Distance: 77 miles 64 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
- Last assessment: April 2020
- Next assessment due: July 2020
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 100
- Trains per day: 256
- 59 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - 2 incidents since.
- Near-miss history: 1 incident 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:
- Low Sighting Time
- Large Numbers of Users
- Sun Glare
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Gates or stiles
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
County Council Electoral Division: Bosmere
UK Parliament Constituency: Bury St Edmunds
European Region: Eastern
District Council: Mid Suffolk District Council
Civil Parish/community: Needham Market
District Council Ward: Needham Market
County Council: Suffolk County 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.