Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
Location: Oswestry Rural CP
Distance: 185 miles 35 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: December 2020
Next assessment due: March 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 41
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
UK Parliament Constituency: North Shropshire
Civil Parish/community: Oswestry Rural
Unitary Authority: Shropshire Council
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): St Oswald
European Region: West Midlands
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.