Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barriers
Location: Waterbeach CP
Postcode: CB5 9HS
Distance: 61 miles 0 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
1 (Extremely High)
Last assessment: September 2020
Next assessment due: December 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 75
Trains per day: 186
940 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - 4 incidents since.
Near-miss history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - 1 incident since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Apr-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
County Council: Cambridgeshire County Council
European Region: Eastern
District Council: South Cambridgeshire District Council
UK Parliament Constituency: South East Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish/community: Waterbeach
County Council Electoral Division: Waterbeach
District Council Ward: Waterbeach
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.