Lairg Level Crossing
North, West and Central Sutherland, Highland
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Latitude: 58.0037 / 58°0'13"N
Longitude: -4.3975 / 4°23'51"W
OS Eastings: 258412
OS Northings: 904122
OS Grid: NC584041
Mapcode National: GBR H7JK.SGF
Mapcode Global: WH3BR.F354
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- Name: Lairg
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Barriers
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: IV274AY
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 67 miles 8 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: January 2014
- Next assessment due: April 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 15 mph
- Trains per day: 9
- 1078 Vehicles
- 4 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Large Numbers of HGVs
- Sun Glare
- Infrequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
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): North, West and Central Sutherland
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.