Richborough Castle Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.2938 / 51°17'37"N
Longitude: 1.3346 / 1°20'4"E
OS Eastings: 632583
OS Northings: 160245
OS Grid: TR325602
Mapcode National: GBR X0W.VMM
Mapcode Global: VHLGL.2RX1
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- Name: Richborough Castle
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Ash CP
- Postcode: CT139JW
- Route: Kent
- ELR: BME2
- Distance: 84 miles 48 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: May 2015
- Next assessment due: August 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 70 mph
- Trains per day: 60
- Infrequent Vehicle use
- 8 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
Civil Parish/community: Ash
District Council: Dover District Council
County Council: Kent County Council
District Council Ward: Little Stour and Ashstone
County Council Electoral Division: Sandwich
European Region: South East
UK Parliament Constituency: South Thanet
- 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.