Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Whitby CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 30 miles 40 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 30
Trains per day: 18
432 Pedestrians or Cyclists
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), - 1 incident since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
County Council: North Yorkshire County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Scarborough and Whitby
District Council: Scarborough Borough Council
District Council Ward: Streonshalh
Civil Parish/community: Whitby
County Council Electoral Division: Whitby/Streonshalh
European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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.