Crossing Type: Private User Worked Crossing with Whistleboard
Location: Knaresborough CP
Postcode: HG5 9AD
Route: London North East
Distance: 16 miles 60 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 30
Trains per day: 106
Infrequent vehicular use
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Harrogate and Knaresborough
District Council: Harrogate Borough Council
Civil Parish/community: Knaresborough
County Council Electoral Division: Knaresborough
District Council Ward: Knaresborough King James
County Council: North Yorkshire County 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.