Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Thatcham CP
Distance: 49 miles 51 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 100
Trains per day: 133
162 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 4 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - 4 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Mar-2015), - 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
UK Parliament Constituency: Newbury
European Region: South East
Civil Parish/community: Thatcham
Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Thatcham South and Crookham
Unitary Authority: West Berkshire Council
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.