Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Medway (B)
Postcode: ME8 8ED
Distance: 39 miles 1 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2021
Types of trains: Passenger
Line speed: 80
Trains per day: 187
986 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 6 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2015), - 1 incident since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Gillingham and Rainham
Unitary Authority: Medway Council
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Rainham North
European Region: South East
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.