Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge CP
Postcode: TA9 3AH
Distance: 144 miles 75 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 110
Trains per day: 86
24 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Civil Parish/community: Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge
District Council Ward: Highbridge and Burnham Marine
County Council Electoral Division: Highbridge and Burnham South
District Council: Sedgemoor District Council
County Council: Somerset County Council
European Region: South West
UK Parliament Constituency: Wells
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.