Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Minature Stop Lights
Location: Lakenheath CP
Distance: 79 miles 16 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 65
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or Barriers
Miniature stop lights provided to warn of train approach
European Region: Eastern
District Council: Forest Heath District Council
Civil Parish/community: Lakenheath
District Council Ward: Lakenheath
County Council Electoral Division: Row Heath
County Council: Suffolk County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: West Suffolk
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.