Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Godmersham CP
Distance: 61 miles 65 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 80
Trains per day: 126
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Ashford
District Council: Ashford Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Ashford Rural East
District Council Ward: Downs North
Civil Parish/community: Godmersham
County Council: Kent 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.