Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Farington CP
Postcode: PR4 4XW
Route: London North West
Distance: 24 miles 8 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: January 2020
Next assessment due: April 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 50
Trains per day: 34
8 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2013), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Civil Parish/community: Farington
County Council Electoral Division: Farington
County Council: Lancashire County Council
District Council Ward: New Longton & Hutton East
European Region: North West
UK Parliament Constituency: Ribble Valley
District Council: South Ribble 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.