Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
Location: North Hertfordshire District
Postcode: SG4 0TJ
Route: London North East
Distance: 33 miles 2 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: July 2020
Next assessment due: October 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 85
Trains per day: 172
1 Pedestrian or Cyclist
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Hertfordshire County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Hitchin and Harpenden
District Council Ward: Hitchin Bearton
County Council Electoral Division: Hitchin North
District Council: North Hertfordshire District 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.