Hanwood Level Crossing
Great Hanwood, Shropshire
Hanwood Level Crossing Location Map
Latitude: 52.6812 / 52°40'52"N
Longitude: -2.829 / 2°49'44"W
OS Eastings: 344053
OS Northings: 309603
OS Grid: SJ440096
Mapcode National: GBR BF.427G
Mapcode Global: WH8BS.JV2W
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Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Great Hanwood CP
Postcode: SY5 8RB
Distance: 4 miles 9 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 24
2 Vehicles 2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - 1 incident since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users Gates or Barriers Signage Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Civil Parish/community: Great Hanwood
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Longden
UK Parliament Constituency: Shrewsbury and Atcham
Unitary Authority: Shropshire Council
European Region: West Midlands
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.