Macbeaths Level Crossing
East Sutherland and Edderton, Highland
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Latitude: 58.0016 / 58°0'5"N
Longitude: -3.8765 / 3°52'35"W
OS Eastings: 289190
OS Northings: 902919
OS Grid: NC891029
Mapcode National: GBR J7SK.YVZ
Mapcode Global: WH4D4.F48Q
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- Name: Macbeaths
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: KW9 6NJ
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 89 miles 23 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: June 2015
- Next assessment due: August 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 70 mph
- Trains per day: 9
- 2 Vehicles
- 2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Low Sighting Time
- Infrequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
UK Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): East Sutherland and Edderton
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
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.