Moreton Level Crossing
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Latitude: 50.701 / 50°42'3"N
Longitude: -2.3131 / 2°18'47"W
OS Eastings: 377986
OS Northings: 89081
OS Grid: SY779890
Mapcode National: GBR 0ZP.XPQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 6717.2PT
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- Name: Moreton
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
- Location: Moreton CP
- Postcode: DT2 8BB
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: BML2
- Distance: 130 miles 22 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
- Last assessment: November 2014
- Next assessment due: February 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 85 mph
- Trains per day: 72
- 4968 Vehicles
- 594 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:
- Crossing is near station
- Large Numbers of users
- Crossing Approach
- Large Numbers of HGVs
- Frequent Trains
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Half barrier equipment
- Road traffic light signals
- Audible alarm
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.