Longhirst Level Crossing
Longhirst Level Crossing Location Map
Latitude: 55.1989 / 55°11'55"N
Longitude: -1.6265 / 1°37'35"W
OS Eastings: 423872
OS Northings: 589464
OS Grid: NZ238894
Mapcode National: GBR K82B.N5
Mapcode Global: WHC2K.ZLNB
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Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Longhirst CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 20 miles 17 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: January 2019
Next assessment due: April 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 110
Trains per day: 116
378 Vehicles 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: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Oct-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of HGVs Sun Glare Frequent Trains
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection CCTV monitoring by Signaller Road traffic light signals Full barrier equipment Audible alarm Signage
Civil Parish/community: Longhirst
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County Council
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Pegswood
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.