Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Wool CP
Distance: 125 miles 72 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: January 2020
Next assessment due: May 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 85
Trains per day: 67
189 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 a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
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.