Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: St. Athan Community
Distance: 6 miles 77 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
11 (Very Low)
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 50
Trains per day: 50
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Welsh Assembly Region: South Wales Central
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): St Athan
Civil Parish/community: St Athan Community
UK Parliament Constituency: Vale of Glamorgan
Welsh Assembly Constituency: Vale of Glamorgan
Unitary Authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council
European Region: Wales
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.