Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers with Obstacle Detection
Location: Ely CP
Postcode: CB7 4SP
Distance: 77 miles 26 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: March 2020
Next assessment due: June 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 65
19 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - 3 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2013), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of HGVs
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Train signalling protection
County Council: Cambridgeshire County Council
District Council: East Cambridgeshire District Council
European Region: Eastern
Civil Parish/community: Ely
District Council Ward: Ely East
County Council Electoral Division: Ely North and East
UK Parliament Constituency: South East Cambridgeshire
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.