Nigg Level Crossing
Tain and Easter Ross, Highland
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Latitude: 57.7613 / 57°45'40"N
Longitude: -4.0153 / 4°0'55"W
OS Eastings: 280191
OS Northings: 876410
OS Grid: NH801764
Mapcode National: GBR J8G6.MFG
Mapcode Global: WH4F7.956X
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- Name: Nigg
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: IV191QH
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WCK
- Distance: 39 miles 25 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: May 2015
- Next assessment due: August 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 75 mph
- Trains per day: 16
- 2025 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Crossing Approach
- Large Numbers of HGVs
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Large Numbers of users
- Sun Glare
- Current protection arrangements:
- Half barrier equipment
- Road traffic light signals
- Audible alarm
UK Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
European Region: Scotland
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Tain and Easter Ross
- 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.