Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Great Amwell CP
Distance: 20 miles 39 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: April 2020
Next assessment due: July 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 89
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: 29 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - 17 incidents since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
European Region: Eastern
District Council: East Hertfordshire District Council
Civil Parish/community: Great Amwell
District Council Ward: Great Amwell
UK Parliament Constituency: Hertford and Stortford
County Council: Hertfordshire County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Ware South
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.