Hiscocks Level Crossing
Abbas and Templecombe, Somerset
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Latitude: 51.0112 / 51°0'40"N
Longitude: -2.3797 / 2°22'47"W
OS Eastings: 373455
OS Northings: 123599
OS Grid: ST734235
Mapcode National: GBR 0VX.K56
Mapcode Global: FRA 56XF.SV3
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- Name: Hiscocks
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Abbas and Templecombe CP
- Postcode: SP8 5HR
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: BAE2
- Distance: 110 miles 18 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
11 (Very Low)
- Last assessment: July 2014
- Next assessment due: September 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 85 mph
- Trains per day: 40
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
Civil Parish/community: Abbas and Templecombe
County Council Electoral Division: Blackmoor Vale
District Council Ward: Blackmoor Vale
County Council: Somerset County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Somerton and Frome
District Council: South Somerset District Council
European Region: South West
- 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.