Meads Level Crossing
North Petherton, Somerset
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Latitude: 51.1107 / 51°6'38"N
Longitude: -2.9813 / 2°58'52"W
OS Eastings: 331398
OS Northings: 135063
OS Grid: ST313350
Mapcode National: GBR M6.B8HZ
Mapcode Global: VH7DQ.8BRV
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- Name: Meads
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Minature Stop lights
- Location: North Petherton CP
- Postcode: TA7 0AQ
- Route: Western
- ELR: MLN
- Distance: 152 miles 68 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
- Last assessment: April 2015
- Next assessment due: July 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 100 mph
- Trains per day: 101
- 81 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Frequent Trains
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Large Numbers of users
- Gates Open
- Current protection arrangements:
UK Parliament Constituency: Bridgwater and West Somerset
Civil Parish/community: North Petherton
County Council Electoral Division: North Petherton
District Council Ward: North Petherton
District Council: Sedgemoor District Council
County Council: Somerset County Council
European Region: South 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.