Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Hamsey CP
Postcode: BN8 5TA
Distance: 48 miles 12 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: October 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 106
135 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
District Council Ward: Barcombe and Hamsey
County Council: East Sussex County Council
Civil Parish/community: Hamsey
UK Parliament Constituency: Lewes
District Council: Lewes District Council
County Council Electoral Division: Ringmer and Lewes Bridge
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.