Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Melbury Bubb CP
Postcode: DT2 0NQ
Distance: 148 miles 41 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
12 (Very Low)
Last assessment: September 2018
Next assessment due: December 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 16
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jun-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
County Council: Dorset County Council
District Council Ward: Frome Valley
Civil Parish/community: Melbury Bubb
County Council Electoral Division: Sherborne Rural
European Region: South West
UK Parliament Constituency: West Dorset
District Council: West Dorset District Council
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.