Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Wetheral CP
Postcode: CA8 9BB
Route: London North East
Distance: 54 miles 62 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: April 2019
Next assessment due: July 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 53
54 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
District Council: Carlisle City Council
County Council Electoral Division: Corby and Hayton
County Council: Cumbria County Council
District Council Ward: Great Corby and Geltsdale
European Region: North West
UK Parliament Constituency: Penrith and The Border
Civil Parish/community: Wetheral
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.