Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Minature Stop Lights
Location: Biggleswade CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 40 miles 7 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: January 2020
Next assessment due: April 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 125
Trains per day: 342
9 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 5 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or Barriers
Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
Civil Parish/community: Biggleswade
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Biggleswade South
Unitary Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council
European Region: Eastern
UK Parliament Constituency: North East Bedfordshire
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.