Pipplepens Level Crossing
West Crewkerne, Somerset
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Latitude: 50.8755 / 50°52'31"N
Longitude: -2.8185 / 2°49'6"W
OS Eastings: 342505
OS Northings: 108764
OS Grid: ST425087
Mapcode National: GBR MF.T1RX
Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZS.HRJ
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- Name: Pipplepens
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: West Crewkerne CP
- Postcode: TA188QS
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: BAE2
- Distance: 133 miles 19 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: May 2014
- Next assessment due: August 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger
- Line speed: 85 mph (up)
75 mph (down)
- Trains per day: 37
- 1 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
County Council Electoral Division: Crewkerne
County Council: Somerset County Council
District Council: South Somerset District Council
European Region: South West
Civil Parish/community: West Crewkerne
District Council Ward: Windwhistle
UK Parliament Constituency: Yeovil
- 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.