Widdrington Level Crossing
Widdrington Station and Stobswood, Northumberland
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Latitude: 55.2415 / 55°14'29"N
Longitude: -1.6168 / 1°37'0"W
OS Eastings: 424465
OS Northings: 594209
OS Grid: NZ244942
Mapcode National: GBR K74T.SW
Mapcode Global: WHC2D.4JC5
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- Name: Widdrington
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
- Location: Widdrington Station and Stobswood CP
- Postcode: NE615ND
- Route: London North East
- ELR: ECM7
- Distance: 23 miles 20 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: October 2020
- Next assessment due: December 2020
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 110
- Trains per day: 116
- 3294 Vehicles
- 243 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Crossing is Near a Station
- Large Numbers of HGVs
- Crossing Approach
- Sun Glare
- Frequent Trains
- Current protection arrangements:
- Train signalling protection
- CCTV monitoring by Signaller
- Road traffic light signals
- Full barrier equipment
- Audible alarm
UK Parliament Constituency: Berwick-upon-Tweed
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Druridge Bay
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County Council
Civil Parish/community: Widdrington Station and Stobswood
- 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.