Simpsons Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.3502 / 51°21'0"N
Longitude: 0.7075 / 0°42'27"E
OS Eastings: 588637
OS Northings: 164713
OS Grid: TQ886647
Mapcode National: GBR QRT.CPD
Mapcode Global: VHKJL.6BW9
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- Name: Simpsons
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Bobbing CP
- Postcode: ME9 8TR
- Route: Kent
- ELR: VIR
- Distance: 43 miles 32 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
- Last assessment: September 2015
- Next assessment due: December 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 70 mph (up)
90 mph (down)
- Trains per day: 165
- 108 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 4 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:
- Low Sighting Time
- Large Numbers of users
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
Civil Parish/community: Bobbing
District Council Ward: Borden and Grove Park
County Council: Kent County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Sittingbourne and Sheppey
European Region: South East
District Council: Swale Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Swale West
- 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.