Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Lewes District
Postcode: BN6 8XN
Distance: 42 miles 76 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
2 (Very High)
Last assessment: December 2020
Next assessment due: March 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 106
27 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Large Numbers of HGVs
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
County Council Electoral Division: Chailey
District Council Ward: Ditchling and Westmeston
County Council: East Sussex County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Lewes
District Council: Lewes District Council
European Region: South East
Civil Parish/community: Westmeston
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.