Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Open Crossing (locally monitored by Train Driver)
Location: City of Southampton (B)
Distance: 79 miles 2 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: 10
Trains per day: 24
1323 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - 5 incidents since.
Near-miss history: 8 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - 9 incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Bargate
Unitary Authority: Southampton City Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Southampton, Itchen
European Region: South East
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.