Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Burston and Shimpling CP
Distance: 97 miles 42 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: March 2021
Next assessment due: June 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 89
15 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents 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 HGVs
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
District Council Ward: Bressingham and Burston
Civil Parish/community: Burston and Shimpling
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Norfolk County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: South Norfolk
District Council: South Norfolk District Council
County Council Electoral Division: West Depwade
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.