Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Newhaven CP
Postcode: BN9 0AS
Distance: 56 miles 20 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: July 2020
Next assessment due: October 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 86
3348 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 6 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - 1 incident since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of HGVs
Large Numbers of Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
County Council: East Sussex County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Lewes
District Council: Lewes District Council
Civil Parish/community: Newhaven
District Council Ward: Newhaven Denton and Meeching
County Council Electoral Division: Ouse Valley East
European Region: South East
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.