Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers with Obstacle Detection
Location: Askern CP
Postcode: DN6 0ER
Route: London North East
Distance: 65 miles 72 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 42
241 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil 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
Large Numbers of HGVs
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Train signalling protection
Civil Parish/community: Askern
Metropolitan District: Doncaster Borough Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Doncaster North
Metropolitan District Ward: Norton & Askern
European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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.