Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Ellistown and Battleflat CP
Route: Midland and Continental
Distance: 111 miles 2 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: March 2020
Next assessment due: June 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 45
Trains per day: 24
1 Pedestrian or Cyclist
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
European Region: East Midlands
Civil Parish/community: Ellistown and Battleflat
District Council Ward: Ellistown & Battleflat
County Council Electoral Division: Ibstock and Appleby
County Council: Leicestershire County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: North West Leicestershire
District Council: North West Leicestershire 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.