Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Lawford CP
Distance: 59 miles 44 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: November 2020
Next assessment due: February 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 236
7 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 3 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of HGVs
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Harwich and North Essex
Civil Parish/community: Lawford
District Council Ward: Lawford
District Council: Tendring District Council
County Council Electoral Division: Tendring Rural West
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.