Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Moreton CP
Postcode: DT2 8BB
Distance: 130 miles 22 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 67
137 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of HGVs
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
County Council: Dorset County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Egdon Heath
Civil Parish/community: Moreton
District Council: Purbeck District Council
UK Parliament Constituency: South Dorset
European Region: South West
District Council Ward: Wool
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.