Pollock Level Crossing
Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland
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Latitude: 56.7607 / 56°45'38"N
Longitude: -4.6914 / 4°41'29"W
OS Eastings: 235570
OS Northings: 766461
OS Grid: NN355664
Mapcode National: GBR GBSV.HSJ
Mapcode Global: WH2HG.XB4K
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- Name: Pollock
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Highland
- Postcode: PH304AA
- Route: Scotland
- ELR: WHL
- Distance: 71 miles 59 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: February 2014
- Next assessment due: May 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 45 mph
- Trains per day: 10
- 2 Vehicles
- 6 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 5 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2014), - 3 incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Infrequent Trains
- Gates Open
- Crossing is near station
- Large Numbers of users
- Sun Glare
- Low Sighting Time
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Fort William and Ardnamurchan
Unitary Authority: Highland Council
Scottish Parliament Region: Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament Constituency: Ross, Skye and Lochaber
European Region: Scotland
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
- 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.