Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Staplehurst CP
Distance: 41 miles 55 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: November 2019
Next assessment due: February 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 92
11 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
County Council: Kent County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Maidstone and The Weald
District Council: Maidstone Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Maidstone Rural South
European Region: South East
Civil Parish/community: Staplehurst
District Council Ward: Staplehurst
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.