Mares Close Level Crossing
Seaton Valley, Northumberland
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Latitude: 55.0691 / 55°4'8"N
Longitude: -1.5441 / 1°32'38"W
OS Eastings: 429213
OS Northings: 575051
OS Grid: NZ292750
Mapcode National: GBR K9NT.HP
Mapcode Global: WHC36.7VZC
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- Name: Mares Close
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
- Location: Seaton Valley CP
- Postcode: NE237ED
- Route: London North East
- ELR: EJM0
- Distance: 9 miles 36 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: September 2020
- Next assessment due: December 2020
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 30
- Trains per day: 8
- Infrequent vehicular use
- 16 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- 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
- Infrequent Trains
- Large Numbers of Users
- Sun Glare
- 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)
UK Parliament Constituency: Blyth Valley
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County Council
Civil Parish/community: Seaton Valley
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Seghill with Seaton Delaval
- 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.