Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Hartlepool (B)
Route: London North East
Distance: 71 miles 40 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: March 2021
Next assessment due: May 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 52
392 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - 4 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Hartlepool
Unitary Authority: Hartlepool Borough Council
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Headland and Harbour
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.