Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Downham Market CP
Distance: 85 miles 57 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 76
84 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2014), - 1 incident since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
Civil Parish/community: Downham Market
County Council Electoral Division: Downham Market
European Region: Eastern
District Council: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County Council: Norfolk County Council
District Council Ward: South Downham
UK Parliament Constituency: South West Norfolk
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.