Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone
Location: Wirral District (B)
Route: London North West
Distance: 8 miles 64 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: December 2020
Next assessment due: March 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 118
91 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 6 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Metropolitan District Ward: Hoylake and Meols
European Region: North West
Metropolitan District: Wirral Borough Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Wirral West
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.