Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Boston District (B)
Route: London North East
Distance: 107 miles 69 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: November 2020
Next assessment due: February 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 20
Trains per day: 35
432 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents 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 Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
UK Parliament Constituency: Boston and Skegness
District Council: Boston Borough Council
County Council Electoral Division: Boston North West
European Region: East Midlands
County Council: Lincolnshire County Council
District Council Ward: Witham
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.