Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers with Obstacle Detection
Location: Wem Urban CP
Postcode: SY4 5AZ
Distance: 21 miles 57 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: October 2020
Next assessment due: January 2023
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 90
Trains per day: 61
958 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Sep-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Current protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Full barrier equipment
Train signalling protection
UK Parliament Constituency: North Shropshire
Unitary Authority: Shropshire Council
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Wem
Civil Parish/community: Wem Urban
European Region: West Midlands
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.