Decoy Level Crossing
Decoy Level Crossing Location Map
Latitude: 52.8521 / 52°51'7"N
Longitude: -2.9788 / 2°58'43"W
OS Eastings: 334186
OS Northings: 328732
OS Grid: SJ341287
Mapcode National: GBR 76.S8YJ
Mapcode Global: WH89Y.6KSX
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Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Whittington CP
Distance: 185 miles 66 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 41
9 Vehicles Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time Large Numbers of Users Sun Glare Gates Open
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users Gates or Barriers Signage Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: North Shropshire
Unitary Authority: Shropshire Council
European Region: West Midlands
Civil Parish/community: Whittington
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Whittington
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.