Crossing Type: Public Highway Automatic Half Barrier Crossing (locally monitored by Train Driver)
Location: South Woodham Ferrers CP
Postcode: CM3 5JB
Distance: 34 miles 8 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
1 (Extremely High)
Last assessment: February 2021
Next assessment due: May 2022
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 20
Trains per day: 54
2363 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: 2 incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - 2 incidents since.
Near-miss history: 1 incident in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Feb-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Crossing is Near a Station
Large Numbers of Users
Deliberate Misuse or User Error
Crossing protection arrangements:
Road traffic light signals
Half barrier equipment
District Council: Chelmsford City Council
European Region: Eastern
County Council: Essex County Council
UK Parliament Constituency: Maldon
District Council Ward: South Woodham-Elmwood and Woodville
Civil Parish/community: South Woodham Ferrers
County Council Electoral Division: South Woodham Ferrers
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.