Crossing Type: Private User worked Crossing with Telephone with Whistleboard
Location: Strensall with Towthorpe CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 7 miles 19 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: July 2020
Next assessment due: October 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 80
Trains per day: 38
Infrequent vehicular use
16 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jan-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Large Numbers of Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Telephones provided for vehicle users
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Unitary Authority: City of York Council
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Strensall
Civil Parish/community: Strensall with Towthorpe
UK Parliament Constituency: York Outer
European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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.