Swamp Level Crossing
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Latitude: 50.9682 / 50°58'5"N
Longitude: 0.8972 / 0°53'49"E
OS Eastings: 603518
OS Northings: 122750
OS Grid: TR035227
Mapcode National: GBR T0C.CMX
Mapcode Global: FRA D6RK.CC0
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- Name: Swamp
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Open Crossing
- Location: Lydd CP
- Postcode: TN299PY
- Route: Kent
- ELR: APL
- Distance: 70 miles 39 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: February 2015
- Next assessment due: May 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 5 mph
- Trains per day: 1
- 297 Vehicles
- 27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Infrequent Trains
- Large Numbers of users
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Stop boards provided on the train approaches - trains stop and Drivers sound the train horn before proceeding
- Road markings
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
UK Parliament Constituency: Folkestone and Hythe
County Council: Kent County Council
Civil Parish/community: Lydd
County Council Electoral Division: Romney Marsh
District Council: Shepway District Council
European Region: South East
District Council Ward: Walland & Denge Marsh
- 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.