Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Sefton District (B)
Postcode: L22 2BD
Route: London North West
Distance: 5 miles 69 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: January 2021
Next assessment due: April 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 153
513 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - 3 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Metropolitan District Ward: Blundellsands
European Region: North West
Metropolitan District: Sefton Borough Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Sefton Central
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.