Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
Location: Polegate CP
Distance: 18 miles 73 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: September 2019
Next assessment due: December 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 172
1 Pedestrian or Cyclist
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
County Council: East Sussex County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Lewes
Civil Parish/community: Polegate
District Council Ward: Polegate North
County Council Electoral Division: Polegate, Willingdon and East Dean
European Region: South East
District Council: Wealden District Council
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.