Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Gates
Location: Whitwell-on-the-Hill CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 15 miles 3 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: January 2019
Next assessment due: April 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 55
Trains per day: 36
54 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: 3 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing protection arrangements:
Controlled by Signaller
County Council Electoral Division: Hovingham and Sheriff Hutton
County Council: North Yorkshire County Council
District Council: Ryedale District Council
District Council Ward: Ryedale South West
UK Parliament Constituency: Thirsk and Malton
Civil Parish/community: Whitwell-on-the-Hill
European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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.