Sowters Level Crossing
Annesley & Kirkby Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire
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Latitude: 53.0916 / 53°5'29"N
Longitude: -1.2604 / 1°15'37"W
OS Eastings: 449627
OS Northings: 355192
OS Grid: SK496551
Mapcode National: GBR 8FW.06H
Mapcode Global: WHDG4.MK07
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- Name: Sowters
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Ashfield District
- Postcode: NG179AL
- Route: Midland and Continental
- ELR: PBS1
- Distance: 137 miles 67 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: July 2014
- Next assessment due: October 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 20 mph
- Trains per day: 9
- Infrequent Vehicle use
- 1 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - 1 incident since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Infrequent 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)
District Council Ward: Annesley & Kirkby Woodhouse
UK Parliament Constituency: Ashfield
District Council: Ashfield District Council
European Region: East Midlands
County Council Electoral Division: Kirkby in Ashfield South
County Council: Nottinghamshire County 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.