Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Newmarket CP
Postcode: CB8 9JT
Distance: 13 miles 11 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 34
95 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - 2 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:
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
District Council Ward: All Saints
European Region: Eastern
County Council Electoral Division: Exning and Newmarket
District Council: Forest Heath District Council
Civil Parish/community: Newmarket
County Council: Suffolk County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: West Suffolk
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.