Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Wakefield District (B)
Route: London North East
Distance: 59 miles 26 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: April 2019
Next assessment due: July 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 50
Trains per day: 71
351 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of HGVs
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Metropolitan District Ward: Knottingley
UK Parliament Constituency: Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
Metropolitan District: Wakefield City Council
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.