Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers
Location: Wakefield District (B)
Route: London North East
Distance: 59 miles 0 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 25
Trains per day: 39
783 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
Controlled by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Metropolitan District Ward: Altofts and Whitwood
UK Parliament Constituency: Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
Metropolitan District: Wakefield City Council
European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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.