Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Bootle CP
Route: London North West
Distance: 55 miles 15 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: March 2020
Next assessment due: June 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 24
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-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)
Civil Parish/community: Bootle
District Council Ward: Bootle
UK Parliament Constituency: Copeland
District Council: Copeland Borough Council
County Council: Cumbria County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Millom Without
European Region: North 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.