Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Whimple CP
Postcode: EX5 2QD
Distance: 162 miles 74 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2024
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 85
Trains per day: 38
22 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
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)
County Council Electoral Division: Broadclyst and Whimple
County Council: Devon County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: East Devon
District Council: East Devon District Council
European Region: South West
Civil Parish/community: Whimple
District Council Ward: Whimple
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.