Wool Level Crossing
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Latitude: 50.6815 / 50°40'53"N
Longitude: -2.2225 / 2°13'21"W
OS Eastings: 384374
OS Northings: 86897
OS Grid: SY843868
Mapcode National: GBR 21J.2XG
Mapcode Global: FRA 6778.MZ7
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- Name: Wool
- Crossing Type: Public Highway Manned Barriers CCTV Monitored
- Location: Wool CP
- Postcode: BH206DT
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: BML2
- Distance: 125 miles 72 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: August 2014
- Next assessment due: November 2016
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 60 mph
- Trains per day: 69
- 7857 Vehicles
- 324 Pedestrians or Cyclists
- Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - 3 incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Crossing is near station
- Sun Glare
- Large Numbers of HGVs
- Large Numbers of users
- RD Visibility
- Crossing Approach
- Current protection arrangements:
- Train signalling protection
- CCTV monitoring by Signaller
- Full barrier equipment
- Road traffic light signals
- Audible alarm
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.