Crossing Type: Private Footpath Crossing with Whistleboards
Location: Tatworth and Forton CP
Distance: 139 miles 65 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: November 2020
Next assessment due: January 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 85
Trains per day: 38
2 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Aug-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
County Council Electoral Division: Chard South
County Council: Somerset County Council
District Council: South Somerset District Council
European Region: South West
Civil Parish/community: Tatworth and Forton
District Council Ward: Tatworth and Forton
UK Parliament Constituency: Yeovil
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.