Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Dorchester CP
Postcode: DT1 1PG
Distance: 135 miles 2 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: November 2020
Next assessment due: February 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 68
23 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Civil Parish/community: Dorchester
County Council Electoral Division: Dorchester
District Council Ward: Dorchester East
County Council: Dorset County Council
European Region: South West
UK Parliament Constituency: West Dorset
District Council: West Dorset District 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.