Wareham Level Crossing
Wareham Town, Dorset
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Latitude: 50.6933 / 50°41'35"N
Longitude: -2.1144 / 2°6'51"W
OS Eastings: 392016
OS Northings: 88188
OS Grid: SY920881
Mapcode National: GBR 32T.D80
Mapcode Global: FRA 67G7.N38
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- Name: Wareham
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath with Minature Stop lights
- Location: Wareham Town CP
- Postcode: BH204PB
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: BML2
- Distance: 120 miles 64 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: July 2015
- Next assessment due: September 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 50 mph (up)
85 mph (down)
- Trains per day: 68
- 1028 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Large Numbers of users
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Sun Glare
- Crossing is near station
- Current protection arrangements:
- Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
County Council: Dorset County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Mid Dorset and North Poole
District Council: Purbeck District Council
European Region: South West
County Council Electoral Division: Wareham
District Council Ward: Wareham
Civil Parish/community: Wareham Town
- 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.