Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Melkridge CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 35 miles 35 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: April 2020
Next assessment due: July 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 65
Trains per day: 53
4 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Haydon and Hadrian
UK Parliament Constituency: Hexham
Civil Parish/community: Melkridge
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County 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.