Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers
Location: Oakham CP
Route: Midland and Continental
Distance: 93 miles 54 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 81
1890 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 137 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - 156 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
Controlled by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
European Region: East Midlands
Civil Parish/community: Oakham
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Oakham North West
UK Parliament Constituency: Rutland and Melton
Unitary Authority: Rutland County 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.