Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Eastbourne District (B)
Distance: 21 miles 71 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 340
1512 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - 3 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Eastbourne
District Council: Eastbourne Borough Council
County Council: East Sussex County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Hampden Park
District Council Ward: Hampden Park
European Region: South 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.