Purton Common Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.596 / 51°35'45"N
Longitude: -1.874 / 1°52'26"W
OS Eastings: 408827
OS Northings: 188580
OS Grid: SU088885
Mapcode National: GBR 3SF.T72
Mapcode Global: VHB3C.G4PV
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- Name: Purton Common
- Crossing Type: Public User worked Crossing with Minature Stop Lights
- Location: Purton CP
- Postcode: SN5 4HG
- Route: Western
- ELR: SWM1
- Distance: 81 miles 65 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: May 2020
- Next assessment due: August 2020
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 100
- Trains per day: 39
- Infrequent vehicular use
- 36 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Sun Glare
- Current protection arrangements:
- Gates or Barriers
- Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
UK Parliament Constituency: North Wiltshire
Civil Parish/community: Purton
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Purton
European Region: South West
Unitary Authority: Wiltshire 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.