Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Risca Community
Distance: 6 miles 15 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: June 2018
Next assessment due: September 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 30
Trains per day: 42
105 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - 1 incident 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:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Unitary Authority: Caerphilly Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Islwyn
Welsh Assembly Constituency: Islwyn
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Risca West
Civil Parish/community: Risca West Community
Welsh Assembly Region: South Wales East
European Region: Wales
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.