Crossing Type: Public Highway Open Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Liskeard CP
Distance: 7 miles 20 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: May 2020
Next assessment due: August 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 10
Trains per day: 1
9 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Stop boards provided on the train approaches - trains stop and Drivers sound the train horn before proceeding
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Unitary Authority: Cornwall Council
Civil Parish/community: Liskeard
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Liskeard West and Dobwalls
UK Parliament Constituency: South East Cornwall
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.