Golant Level Crossing
St Sampson, Cornwall
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Latitude: 50.3628 / 50°21'46"N
Longitude: -4.6399 / 4°38'23"W
OS Eastings: 212334
OS Northings: 54763
OS Grid: SX123547
Mapcode National: GBR N6.VFZD
Mapcode Global: FRA 1852.N65
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- Name: Golant
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Open Crossing
- Location: St. Sampson CP
- Postcode: PL231LW
- Route: Western
- ELR: LOF
- Distance: 281 miles 13 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
- Last assessment: May 2015
- Next assessment due: August 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 5 mph (up)
10 mph (down)
- Trains per day: 6
- 7 Vehicles
- 276 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Large Numbers of users
- Low Sighting Time
- Infrequent Trains
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Stop boards provided on the train approaches - trains stop and Drivers sound the train horn before proceeding
- Road markings
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
Unitary Authority: Cornwall Council
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Fowey and Tywardreath
European Region: South West
UK Parliament Constituency: St Austell and Newquay
Civil Parish/community: St Sampson
- 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.