Crossing Type: Public Highway User worked Crossing with Telephone
Location: Downham CP
Postcode: CB6 1RX
Distance: 74 miles 25 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 171
Infrequent vehicular use
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
County Council: Cambridgeshire County Council
Civil Parish/community: Downham
District Council Ward: Downham Villages
District Council: East Cambridgeshire District Council
European Region: Eastern
UK Parliament Constituency: North East Cambridgeshire
County Council Electoral Division: Sutton
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.