Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers
Location: Gateshead District (B)
Route: London North East
Distance: 5 miles 19 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 65
Trains per day: 77
432 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
Controlled by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Blaydon
Metropolitan District Ward: Blaydon
Metropolitan District: Gateshead Borough Council
European Region: North 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.