Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Trafford District (B)
Route: London North West
Distance: 7 miles 30 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 293
1647 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 13 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - 2 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:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Metropolitan District Ward: Altrincham
UK Parliament Constituency: Altrincham and Sale West
European Region: North West
Metropolitan District: Trafford Borough 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.