Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
Postcode: DD7 6JS
Distance: 9 miles 8 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2015
Next assessment due: May 2017
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100 mph
Trains per day: 83
Infrequent Pedestrian Use
Misuse history: Nil incidents
Near-miss history: 1 in year to (Feb-2015) - 1 since.
Accident history: Nil incidents
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
Unitary Authority: Angus Council
Scottish Parliament Constituency: Angus South
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Carnoustie and District
UK Parliament Constituency: Dundee East
Scottish Parliament Region: North East Scotland
European Region: Scotland
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.