Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Tempsford CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 47 miles 40 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: February 2020
Next assessment due: May 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 125
Trains per day: 248
82 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Unitary Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council
European Region: Eastern
UK Parliament Constituency: North East Bedfordshire
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Potton
Civil Parish/community: Tempsford
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.