The Oaks Level Crossing
Bromley Cross, Bolton
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Latitude: 53.6046 / 53°36'16"N
Longitude: -2.4121 / 2°24'43"W
OS Eastings: 372831
OS Northings: 412082
OS Grid: SD728120
Mapcode National: GBR CVLR.LL
Mapcode Global: WH97N.XNLJ
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- Name: The Oaks
- Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
- Location: Bolton District (B)
- Postcode: BL2 3BU
- Route: London North West
- ELR: BBB0
- Distance: 12 miles 72 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: November 2020
- Next assessment due: February 2020
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 60
- Trains per day: 67
- 9 Vehicles
- Infrequent Pedestrian use
- Misuse history: 5 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - 14 incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - 1 incident since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Large Numbers of Users
- Gates Open
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Telephones provided for vehicle users
- Gates or Barriers
Metropolitan District: Bolton Borough Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Bolton North East
Metropolitan District Ward: Bromley Cross
European Region: North West
- 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.