Portobello Level Crossing
Taffs Well, Rhondda Cynon Taf
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Latitude: 51.5431 / 51°32'35"N
Longitude: -3.2661 / 3°15'57"W
OS Eastings: 312295
OS Northings: 183445
OS Grid: ST122834
Mapcode National: GBR HT.G35J
Mapcode Global: VH6DZ.BGQY
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- Name: Portobello
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
- Location: Taffs Well Community
- Postcode: CF157PH
- Route: Wales
- ELR: CAM0
- Distance: 7 miles 38 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
- Last assessment: November 2020
- Next assessment due: February 2020
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 55
- Trains per day: 187
- 285 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Large Numbers of Users
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Gates or stiles
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Pontypridd
Welsh Assembly Constituency: Pontypridd
Unitary Authority: Rhondda Cynon Taf Council
Welsh Assembly Region: South Wales Central
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Taffs Well
Civil Parish/community: Taffs Well Community
European Region: Wales
- 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.