Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Sefton District (B)
Postcode: PR8 5BT
Route: London North West
Distance: 17 miles 65 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: December 2020
Next assessment due: March 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 82
648 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Metropolitan District Ward: Duke's
European Region: North West
Metropolitan District: Sefton Borough Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Southport
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.