Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboard
Location: Ford CP
Distance: 20 miles 7 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: December 2020
Next assessment due: March 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 300
27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
District Council: Arun District Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Bognor Regis and Littlehampton
Civil Parish/community: Ford
County Council Electoral Division: Middleton
European Region: South East
County Council: West Sussex County Council
District Council Ward: Yapton
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.