Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboard
Location: Leigh CP
Route: Midland and Continental
Distance: 10 miles 78 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 35
1 Pedestrian or Cyclist
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
District Council Ward: Abbey
UK Parliament Constituency: Burton
District Council: East Staffordshire Borough Council
Civil Parish/community: Leigh
County Council: Staffordshire County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Uttoxeter Rural
European Region: West Midlands
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.