Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Southborough CP
Distance: 30 miles 75 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2019
Next assessment due: January 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 169
4 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
County Council: Kent County Council
Civil Parish/community: Southborough
District Council Ward: Southborough North
European Region: South East
UK Parliament Constituency: Tunbridge Wells
District Council: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Tunbridge Wells North
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.