Groam Farm South Level Crossing
Aird and Loch Ness, Highland
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Latitude: 57.485 / 57°29'6"N
Longitude: -4.4002 / 4°24'0"W
OS Eastings: 256205
OS Northings: 846407
OS Grid: NH562464
Mapcode National: GBR H8HY.C4L
Mapcode Global: WH3F8.C4W7
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- Name: Groam Farm South
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: IV5 7PU
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 7 miles 30 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: November 2014
- Next assessment due: February 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 75 mph
- Trains per day: 28
- 6 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: 3 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - 1 incident since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Large Numbers of users
- Sun Glare
- Low Sighting Time
- Gates Open
- 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)
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Aird and Loch Ness
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament Constituency: Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
European Region: Scotland
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
- 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.