Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Bicester CP
Route: London North West
Distance: 19 miles 30 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: November 2020
Next assessment due: February 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 85
1917 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - 3 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Banbury
Civil Parish/community: Bicester
District Council Ward: Bicester South
District Council: Cherwell District Council
County Council Electoral Division: Otmoor
County Council: Oxfordshire County Council
European Region: South East
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.