Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Wivenhoe CP
Postcode: CO7 9DT
Distance: 56 miles 27 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: June 2020
Next assessment due: September 2020
Types of trains: Passenger
Line speed: 50
Trains per day: 106
107 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents 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
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
District Council: Colchester Borough Council
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Harwich and North Essex
Civil Parish/community: Wivenhoe
District Council Ward: Wivenhoe Quay
County Council Electoral Division: Wivenhoe St Andrew
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.