Hempstead Level Crossing
Framfield, East Sussex
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Latitude: 50.9747 / 50°58'28"N
Longitude: 0.1152 / 0°6'54"E
OS Eastings: 548596
OS Northings: 121604
OS Grid: TQ485216
Mapcode National: GBR LQ5.ZXM
Mapcode Global: FRA C64J.LQK
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- Name: Hempstead
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
- Location: Framfield CP
- Postcode: TN223DL
- Route: Sussex
- ELR: SCU1
- Distance: 45 miles 15 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: 30
- Trains per day: 252
- 30 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Large Numbers of Users
- Sun Glare
- Deliberate Misuse or User Error
- Frequent Trains
- 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
Civil Parish/community: Framfield
District Council Ward: Framfield
County Council Electoral Division: Framfield and Horam
European Region: South East
UK Parliament Constituency: Wealden
District Council: Wealden District Council
- 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.