Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Minature Stop Lights
Location: North Petherton CP
Postcode: TA7 0AQ
Distance: 152 miles 68 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: January 2021
Next assessment due: April 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 86
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents 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:
Low Sighting Time
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or Barriers
Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
UK Parliament Constituency: Bridgwater and West Somerset
Civil Parish/community: North Petherton
County Council Electoral Division: North Petherton
District Council Ward: North Petherton
District Council: Sedgemoor District Council
County Council: Somerset County Council
European Region: South West
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.