Woolcombe Bank Level Crossing
Melbury Bubb, Dorset
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Latitude: 50.8506 / 50°51'2"N
Longitude: -2.5693 / 2°34'9"W
OS Eastings: 360016
OS Northings: 105826
OS Grid: ST600058
Mapcode National: GBR MR.VQW5
Mapcode Global: FRA 56HV.JTG
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- Name: Woolcombe Bank
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Melbury Bubb CP
- Postcode: DT2 0NJ
- Route: Wessex
- ELR: WEY
- Distance: 148 miles 60 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: July 2014
- Next assessment due: October 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 75 mph
- Trains per day: 16
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Sun Glare
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- 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
District Council Ward: Frome Valley
Civil Parish/community: Melbury Bubb
County Council Electoral Division: Sherborne Rural
European Region: South West
UK Parliament Constituency: West Dorset
District Council: West Dorset District Council
- 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.