Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Ely CP
Postcode: CB7 4SJ
Distance: 74 miles 76 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: March 2015
Next assessment due: June 2016
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75 mph
Trains per day: 67
14 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of HGVs
Large Numbers of users
Deliberate misuse or user error
Current protection arrangements:
Half barrier equipment
Road traffic light signals
County Council: Cambridgeshire County Council
District Council: East Cambridgeshire District Council
European Region: Eastern
Civil Parish/community: Ely
District Council Ward: Ely East
County Council Electoral Division: Ely North and East
UK Parliament Constituency: South East Cambridgeshire
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.