Houstry Level Crossing
Landward Caithness, Highland
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Latitude: 58.5064 / 58°30'22"N
Longitude: -3.483 / 3°28'58"W
OS Eastings: 313682
OS Northings: 958530
OS Grid: ND136585
Mapcode National: GBR K6R7.R7B
Mapcode Global: WH5BY.GGN9
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- Name: Houstry
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: KW126YQ
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 146 miles 2 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: October 2013
- Next assessment due: January 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 50 mph
- Trains per day: 9
- Infrequent Vehicle use
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Infrequent Trains
- Low Sighting Time
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
UK Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Landward Caithness
European Region: Scotland
- 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.