Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Hastings District (B)
Distance: 59 miles 58 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 80
27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - 1 incident since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - Nil incidents 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)
County Council: East Sussex County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Hastings and Rye
District Council: Hastings Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Maze Hill and West St Leonards
European Region: South East
District Council Ward: West St Leonards
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.