Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Desford CP
Postcode: LE9 9FP
Route: Midland and Continental
Distance: 104 miles 70 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: July 2020
Next assessment due: October 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 45
Trains per day: 24
14 Pedestrians or Cyclists
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:
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Bosworth
Civil Parish/community: Desford
European Region: East Midlands
District Council: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County Council: Leicestershire County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Markfield, Desford and Thornton
District Council Ward: Newbold Verdon with Desford and Peckleton
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.