Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers with Obstacle Detection
Location: Lakenheath CP
Distance: 82 miles 49 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2020
Next assessment due: May 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 65
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Train signalling protection
European Region: Eastern
District Council: Forest Heath District Council
Civil Parish/community: Lakenheath
District Council Ward: Lakenheath
County Council Electoral Division: Row Heath
County Council: Suffolk County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: West Suffolk
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.