Locheilside Level Crossing
Caol and Mallaig, Highland
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Latitude: 56.8557 / 56°51'20"N
Longitude: -5.2879 / 5°17'16"W
OS Eastings: 199629
OS Northings: 778624
OS Grid: NM996786
Mapcode National: GBR FBBL.LM7
Mapcode Global: WH1FG.RY47
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- Name: Locheilside
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: PH337NP
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: MLG2
- Distance: 7 miles 73 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: December 2014
- Next assessment due: March 2018
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 55 mph
- Trains per day: 12
- 4 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- 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)
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Caol and Mallaig
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament Constituency: Ross, Skye and Lochaber
European Region: Scotland
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
- 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.