Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Lenham CP
Distance: 49 miles 50 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: January 2020
Next assessment due: April 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 80
Trains per day: 88
27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Faversham and Mid Kent
District Council Ward: Harrietsham and Lenham
County Council: Kent County Council
Civil Parish/community: Lenham
District Council: Maidstone Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Maidstone Rural East
European Region: South East
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.