Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboard
Location: Newington CP
Postcode: ME9 7JY
Distance: 41 miles 78 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2023
Types of trains: Passenger
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 183
2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
District Council Ward: Hartlip, Newington and Upchurch
County Council: Kent County Council
Civil Parish/community: Newington
UK Parliament Constituency: Sittingbourne and Sheppey
European Region: South East
District Council: Swale Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Swale West
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.