Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
Location: Lakenheath CP
Distance: 80 miles 30 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
13 (Extremely Low)
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due:
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 65
Infrequent vehicular use
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
European Region: Eastern
District Council: Forest Heath District Council
Civil Parish/community: Lakenheath
District Council Ward: Lakenheath
County Council Electoral Division: Row Heath
County Council: Suffolk County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: West Suffolk
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.