Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing with Whistleboard
Location: Wetheral CP
Postcode: CA4 8LD
Route: London North East
Distance: 56 miles 48 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
Last assessment: November 2020
Next assessment due: February 2020
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 60
Trains per day: 70
Infrequent Pedestrian use
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Dec-2014), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Low Sighting Time
Current protection arrangements:
Gates or stiles
Whistle boards provided on the rail approach in one direction - train horn audible warning given (06:00 to 23:59)
UK Parliament Constituency: Carlisle
District Council: Carlisle City Council
County Council: Cumbria County Council
European Region: North West
Civil Parish/community: Wetheral
County Council Electoral Division: Wetheral
District Council Ward: Wetheral
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.