Choppington Level Crossing
Choppington Level Crossing Location Map
Latitude: 55.1452 / 55°8'42"N
Longitude: -1.5997 / 1°35'59"W
OS Eastings: 425610
OS Northings: 583498
OS Grid: NZ256834
Mapcode National: GBR K88Y.GD
Mapcode Global: WHC2S.DYG0
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Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Route: London North East
Distance: 17 miles 6 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: May 2020
Next assessment due: August 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 45
Trains per day: 8
7857 Vehicles Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles Infrequent Trains Crossing Approach Large Numbers of Users Sun Glare
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals Half barrier equipment Audible alarm Signage
Civil Parish/community: Choppington
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Choppington
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Wansbeck
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.