Crossing Type: Public Highway Open Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Lydd CP
Distance: 71 miles 2 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: May 2020
Next assessment due: August 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 5
Trains per day: 1
27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Stop boards provided on the train approaches - trains stop and Drivers sound the train horn before proceeding
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Folkestone and Hythe
County Council: Kent County Council
Civil Parish/community: Lydd
County Council Electoral Division: Romney Marsh
District Council: Shepway District Council
European Region: South East
District Council Ward: Walland & Denge Marsh
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.