Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Ash CP
Distance: 85 miles 7 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
13 (Extremely Low)
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due:
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 65
Trains per day: 60
Infrequent vehicular use
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Civil Parish/community: Ash
District Council: Dover District Council
County Council: Kent County Council
District Council Ward: Little Stour and Ashstone
County Council Electoral Division: Sandwich
European Region: South East
UK Parliament Constituency: South Thanet
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.