Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers with Obstacle Detection
Location: Lathom CP
Postcode: L40 4BR
Route: London North West
Distance: 26 miles 41 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: May 2020
Next assessment due: August 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 68
324 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Train signalling protection
County Council: Lancashire County Council
Civil Parish/community: Lathom
District Council Ward: Newburgh
European Region: North West
UK Parliament Constituency: West Lancashire
District Council: West Lancashire Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: West Lancashire East
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.