Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers (locally monitored by CCTV)
Location: Wendens Ambo CP
Distance: 41 miles 30 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 70
Trains per day: 152
25 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2012), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2012), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Nov-2012), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Large Numbers of HGVs
Current protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection
CCTV monitoring by Signaller
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
District Council Ward: Littlebury, Chesterford & Wenden Lofts
UK Parliament Constituency: Saffron Walden
County Council Electoral Division: Saffron Walden
District Council: Uttlesford District Council
Civil Parish/community: Wendens Ambo
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.