Hyde Level Crossing
Maiden Newton, Dorset
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Latitude: 50.7603 / 50°45'36"N
Longitude: -2.5434 / 2°32'36"W
OS Eastings: 361770
OS Northings: 95771
OS Grid: SY617957
Mapcode National: GBR PV.RH63
Mapcode Global: FRA 57K2.GZB
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- Name: Hyde
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Maiden Newton CP
- Postcode: DT2 0BY
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: WEY
- Distance: 155 miles 78 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: February 2013
- Next assessment due: May 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 75 mph
- Trains per day: 16
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2013), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
County Council: Dorset County Council
Civil Parish/community: Maiden Newton
District Council Ward: Maiden Newton
European Region: South West
County Council Electoral Division: Three Valleys
UK Parliament Constituency: West Dorset
District Council: West Dorset 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.