Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: East Hertfordshire District
Distance: 20 miles 23 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 89
1053 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (May-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
European Region: Eastern
District Council: East Hertfordshire District Council
Civil Parish/community: Great Amwell
District Council Ward: Great Amwell
UK Parliament Constituency: Hertford and Stortford
County Council: Hertfordshire County Council
County Council Electoral Division: Ware South
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.