Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Minature Stop Lights
Location: Wareham Town CP
Distance: 120 miles 64 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: March 2020
Next assessment due: May 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 50
Trains per day: 68
687 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:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
Gates or stiles
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.