Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers
Location: Wetheral CP
Postcode: CA4 8LJ
Route: London North East
Distance: 55 miles 54 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: June 2020
Next assessment due: September 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 50
Trains per day: 69
243 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil 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
Controlled by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
District Council: Carlisle City Council
County Council Electoral Division: Corby and Hayton
County Council: Cumbria County Council
District Council Ward: Great Corby and Geltsdale
European Region: North West
UK Parliament Constituency: Penrith and The Border
Civil Parish/community: Wetheral
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.