Taunton Level Crossing
Taunton Lyngford, Somerset
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Latitude: 51.0232 / 51°1'23"N
Longitude: -3.1 / 3°5'59"W
OS Eastings: 322949
OS Northings: 125448
OS Grid: ST229254
Mapcode National: GBR M1.HVWD
Mapcode Global: FRA 46DD.VGS
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- Name: Taunton
- Crossing Type: Private Station Footpath or Barrow Crossing with Minature Stop lights
- Location: Taunton Deane District (B)
- Postcode: TA1 1PL
- Route: Western
- ELR: MLN
- Distance: 163 miles 0 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
11 (Very Low)
- Last assessment: February 2015
- Next assessment due: May 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 100 mph
- Trains per day: 112
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- 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:
- Frequent Trains
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Crossing is near station
- Current protection arrangements:
- Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
County Council: Somerset County Council
European Region: South West
UK Parliament Constituency: Taunton Deane
District Council: Taunton Deane Borough Council
District Council Ward: Taunton Lyngford
County Council Electoral Division: Taunton North
- 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.