Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Swanley CP
Postcode: BR8 7PB
Distance: 19 miles 39 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 146
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
County Council Electoral Division: Darent Valley
County Council: Kent County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Sevenoaks
District Council: Sevenoaks District Council
European Region: South East
Civil Parish/community: Swanley
District Council Ward: Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
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.