Crossing Type: Used By Rail Staff Station footpath or Barrow Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Penistone CP
Postcode: S36 6HL
Route: London North East
Distance: 13 miles 39 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: February 2020
Next assessment due: May 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 15
Trains per day: 38
453 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Metropolitan District: Barnsley Borough Council
Civil Parish/community: Penistone
UK Parliament Constituency: Penistone and Stocksbridge
Metropolitan District Ward: Penistone West
European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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.