Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Canterbury District (B)
Postcode: CT5 1DH
Distance: 58 miles 35 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: January 2020
Next assessment due: April 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 65
Trains per day: 90
216 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - 1 incident since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Canterbury
District Council: Canterbury City Council
District Council Ward: Gorrell
County Council: Kent County Council
European Region: South East
County Council Electoral Division: Whitstable
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.