Crossing Type: Private User Worked Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Commondale CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 17 miles 69 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: August 2020
Next assessment due: November 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 35
Trains per day: 10
Infrequent vehicular use
2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2014), - Nil incidents 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:
Low Sighting Time
Crossing is Near a Station
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Gates or Barriers
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
Civil Parish/community: Commondale
District Council Ward: Danby
County Council Electoral Division: Esk Valley
County Council: North Yorkshire County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Scarborough and Whitby
District Council: Scarborough Borough Council
European Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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.