Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers with Obstacle Detection
Location: Westham CP
Distance: 23 miles 3 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: May 2020
Next assessment due: August 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 156
648 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Train signalling protection
UK Parliament Constituency: Bexhill and Battle
County Council: East Sussex County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Pevensey and Westham
District Council Ward: Pevensey and Westham
European Region: South East
District Council: Wealden District Council
Civil Parish/community: Westham
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.