Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboard
Location: East Malling and Larkfield CP
Distance: 37 miles 50 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: June 2020
Next assessment due: September 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 91
Infrequent vehicular use
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Chatham and Aylesford
Civil Parish/community: East Malling and Larkfield
County Council: Kent County Council
District Council Ward: Larkfield North
County Council Electoral Division: Malling Central
European Region: South East
District Council: Tonbridge and Malling Borough 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.