Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Downham CP
Postcode: CB6 2UE
Distance: 75 miles 77 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 186
6 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2014), - 1 incident since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of HGVs
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
County Council: Cambridgeshire County Council
Civil Parish/community: Downham
District Council Ward: Downham Villages
District Council: East Cambridgeshire District Council
European Region: Eastern
UK Parliament Constituency: North East Cambridgeshire
County Council Electoral Division: Sutton
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.