Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboards
Location: Blankney CP
Postcode: LN4 3BE
Route: London North East
Distance: 72 miles 9 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 59
Infrequent vehicular use
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing 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)
County Council Electoral Division: Billinghay and Metheringham
Civil Parish/community: Blankney
European Region: East Midlands
County Council: Lincolnshire County Council
District Council Ward: Metheringham
District Council: North Kesteven District Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Sleaford and North Hykeham
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.