Hobbs Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.0028 / 51°0'9"N
Longitude: 0.8445 / 0°50'40"E
OS Eastings: 599673
OS Northings: 126450
OS Grid: TQ996264
Mapcode National: GBR RYL.4B6
Mapcode Global: FRA D6NG.GTS
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- Name: Hobbs
- Crossing Type: Private User Worked Crossing
- Location: Brookland CP
- Postcode: TN299RL
- Route: Kent
- ELR: APL
- Distance: 67 miles 13 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: August 2015
- Next assessment due: November 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 20 mph
- Trains per day: 1
- 2 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Infrequent Trains
- Large Numbers of users
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
Civil Parish/community: Brookland
UK Parliament Constituency: Folkestone and Hythe
County Council: Kent County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Romney Marsh
District Council: Shepway District Council
European Region: South East
District Council Ward: Walland & Denge Marsh
- 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.