Blackhills Farm Level Crossing
Blackhills Farm Level Crossing Location Map
Latitude: 54.7653 / 54°45'55"N
Longitude: -1.3092 / 1°18'33"W
OS Eastings: 444546
OS Northings: 541372
OS Grid: NZ445413
Mapcode National: GBR MF9B.CK
Mapcode Global: WHD5Z.VHR6
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Name: Blackhills Farm
Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Horden CP
Postcode: SR8 4EE
Route: London North East
Distance: 78 miles 78 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 52
2 Vehicles 9 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - 1 incident 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:
Low Sighting Time Large Numbers of Users Sun Glare Frequent Trains
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users Gates or Barriers Signage Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Unitary Authority: Durham County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Easington
Civil Parish/community: Horden
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Horden
European Region: North 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.