Wool Level Crossing
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Latitude: 50.681 / 50°40'51"N
Longitude: -2.2255 / 2°13'31"W
OS Eastings: 384160
OS Northings: 86842
OS Grid: SY841868
Mapcode National: GBR 21J.84J
Mapcode Global: FRA 6778.LSZ
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- Name: Wool
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Wool CP
- Postcode: BH206HG
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: BML2
- Distance: 126 miles 3 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: May 2014
- Next assessment due: August 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger
- Line speed: 85 mph (up)
60 mph (down)
- Trains per day: 71
- 43 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - 1 incident since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Frequent Trains
- Sun Glare
- Large Numbers of users
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
County Council: Dorset County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Egdon Heath
District Council: Purbeck District Council
UK Parliament Constituency: South Dorset
European Region: South West
Civil Parish/community: Wool
District Council Ward: Wool
- 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.