Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers
Location: Helpston CP
Postcode: PE6 7DL
Route: London North East
Distance: 81 miles 70 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: December 2020
Next assessment due: March 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 125
Trains per day: 249
405 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
Controlled by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Barnack
European Region: Eastern
Civil Parish/community: Helpston
UK Parliament Constituency: North West Cambridgeshire
Unitary Authority: Peterborough City 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.