Heads Of Locheil Level Crossing
Caol and Mallaig, Highland
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Latitude: 56.8599 / 56°51'35"N
Longitude: -5.3278 / 5°19'40"W
OS Eastings: 197219
OS Northings: 779207
OS Grid: NM972792
Mapcode National: GBR FB7L.6BQ
Mapcode Global: WH1FG.4V60
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- Name: Heads Of Locheil
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: PH337NP
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: MLG2
- Distance: 9 miles 37 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: January 2015
- Next assessment due: April 2018
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 55 mph
- Trains per day: 12
- Infrequent Vehicle use
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Caol and Mallaig
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament Constituency: Ross, Skye and Lochaber
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.