Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboard
Location: Maesteg Community
Distance: 7 miles 29 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: July 2020
Next assessment due: October 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 35
Trains per day: 37
146 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Unitary Authority: Bridgend Council
Civil Parish/community: Maesteg Community
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Maesteg West
UK Parliament Constituency: Ogmore
Welsh Assembly Constituency: Ogmore
Welsh Assembly Region: South Wales West
European Region: Wales
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.