Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Ashington CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 2 miles 50 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 25
Trains per day: 8
110 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident 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:
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Civil Parish/community: Ashington
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Ashington Central
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Wansbeck
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.