Straws Level Crossing
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Latitude: 52.3383 / 52°20'17"N
Longitude: 0.3272 / 0°19'37"E
OS Eastings: 558646
OS Northings: 273684
OS Grid: TL586736
Mapcode National: GBR N8N.CKH
Mapcode Global: VHHJM.MHBB
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- Name: Straws
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Soham CP
- Postcode: CB7 5EE
- Route: Anglia
- ELR: SOB2
- Distance: 8 miles 2 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: October 2014
- Next assessment due: January 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 50 mph
- Trains per day: 64
- Infrequent Vehicle use
- 2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Low Sighting Time
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
County Council: Cambridgeshire County Council
District Council: East Cambridgeshire District Council
European Region: Eastern
Civil Parish/community: Soham
County Council Electoral Division: Soham and Fordham Villages
District Council Ward: Soham South
UK Parliament Constituency: South East Cambridgeshire
- 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.