Portland Fields Level Crossing
Kirkby Cross & Portland, Nottinghamshire
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Latitude: 53.0881 / 53°5'17"N
Longitude: -1.2867 / 1°17'12"W
OS Eastings: 447869
OS Northings: 354779
OS Grid: SK478547
Mapcode National: GBR 7DH.KHF
Mapcode Global: WHDG4.6MJZ
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- Name: Portland Fields
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Ashfield District
- Postcode: NG179LB
- Route: Midland and Continental
- ELR: PBS1
- Distance: 136 miles 44 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: September 2015
- Next assessment due: December 2018
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 20 mph
- Trains per day: 8
- 2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Infrequent Trains
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
UK Parliament Constituency: Ashfield
District Council: Ashfield District Council
European Region: East Midlands
District Council Ward: Kirkby Cross & Portland
County Council Electoral Division: Kirkby in Ashfield South
County Council: Nottinghamshire County Council
- 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.