Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Great Sankey CP
Postcode: WA5 1QQ
Route: London North West
Distance: 13 miles 37 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: November 2020
Next assessment due: February 2024
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 40
Trains per day: 2
110 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil 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:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
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: Great Sankey
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Great Sankey South
European Region: North West
Unitary Authority: Warrington Borough Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Warrington South
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.