Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
Location: Firle CP
Postcode: BN8 6ND
Distance: 12 miles 42 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: May 2020
Next assessment due: August 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 172
Infrequent vehicular use
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
County Council: East Sussex County Council
Civil Parish/community: Firle
UK Parliament Constituency: Lewes
District Council: Lewes District Council
District Council Ward: Ouse Valley and Ringmer
County Council Electoral Division: Ouse Valley 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.