Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Westbere CP
Postcode: CT3 4JE
Distance: 74 miles 51 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 94
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
District Council: Canterbury City Council
County Council Electoral Division: Herne and Sturry
County Council: Kent County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: North Thanet
European Region: South East
District Council Ward: Sturry
Civil Parish/community: Westbere
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.