Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Minature Stop Lights
Location: Burscough CP
Postcode: L40 0WZ
Route: London North West
Distance: 28 miles 19 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: April 2021
Next assessment due: July 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 72
48 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
Gates or stiles
Civil Parish/community: Burscough
District Council Ward: Burscough West
County Council: Lancashire County Council
European Region: North West
UK Parliament Constituency: West Lancashire
District Council: West Lancashire Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: West Lancashire 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.