Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barrier Crossing (locally monitored by Train Driver)
Location: Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet CP
Distance: 99 miles 52 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 55
Trains per day: 32
62 Pedestrians or Cyclists
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:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Large Numbers of HGVs
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
County Council Electoral Division: Blything
European Region: Eastern
UK Parliament Constituency: Suffolk Coastal
District Council: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County Council: Suffolk County Council
District Council Ward: Wenhaston & Westleton
Civil Parish/community: Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet
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.