Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboard
Location: Hamsey CP
Postcode: BN7 3PT
Distance: 47 miles 46 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2019
Next assessment due: January 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 65
Trains per day: 81
1 Pedestrian or Cyclist
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
District Council Ward: Barcombe and Hamsey
County Council: East Sussex County Council
Civil Parish/community: Hamsey
UK Parliament Constituency: Lewes
District Council: Lewes District Council
County Council Electoral Division: Ringmer and Lewes Bridge
European Region: South East
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.