Crossing Type: Public Highway Footpath or Bridleway Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboard
Location: Hexham CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 21 miles 60 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 42
Infrequent vehicular use
12 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for Equestrian users
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Hexham
Civil Parish/community: Hexham
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Hexham West
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County Council
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.