Christon Bank Level Crossing
Christon Bank Level Crossing Location Map
Latitude: 55.5011 / 55°30'3"N
Longitude: -1.664 / 1°39'50"W
OS Eastings: 421325
OS Northings: 623083
OS Grid: NU213230
Mapcode National: GBR J4TT.KV
Mapcode Global: WHC10.DZWP
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Name: Christon Bank
Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Embleton CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 43 miles 0 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 110
Trains per day: 112
594 Vehicles 27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of HGVs Crossing Approach Sun Glare Frequent Trains
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection CCTV monitoring by Signaller Road traffic light signals Full barrier equipment Audible alarm Signage
UK Parliament Constituency: Berwick-upon-Tweed
Civil Parish/community: Embleton
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Longhoughton
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County Council
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.