Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: South Tyneside District (B)
Route: London North East
Distance: 94 miles 0 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
1 (Extremely High)
Last assessment: March 2021
Next assessment due: June 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 224
203 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident 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:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Large Numbers of Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
Metropolitan District Ward: Biddick and All Saints
European Region: North East
UK Parliament Constituency: South Shields
Metropolitan District: South Tyneside Borough 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.