Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboard
Location: Freshford CP
Postcode: BA2 7WQ
Distance: 4 miles 68 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2019
Next assessment due: November 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 86
Infrequent vehicular use
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - 2 incidents 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
Crossing is Near a Station
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Unitary Authority: Bath and North East Somerset Council
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Bathavon South
Civil Parish/community: Freshford
UK Parliament Constituency: North East Somerset
European Region: South West
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.