Wylam Level Crossing
Wylam Level Crossing Location Map
Latitude: 54.9749 / 54°58'29"N
Longitude: -1.8144 / 1°48'51"W
OS Eastings: 411977
OS Northings: 564487
OS Grid: NZ119644
Mapcode National: GBR HBRX.ZG
Mapcode Global: WHC3N.3781
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Crossing Type: Public Highway Manually Controlled Barriers
Location: Wylam CP
Route: London North East
Distance: 8 miles 35 chains
Individual risk rating:
Collective risk rating:
3 (Very High)
Last assessment: July 2020
Next assessment due: October 2021
Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
Line speed: 65
Trains per day: 105
3672 Vehicles 1620 Pedestrians or Cyclists
Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
Key risk factors:
Poor Visibility for Aapproaching Road Vehicles Crossing is Near a Station Crossing Approach Large Numbers of Users Frequent Trains
Crossing protection arrangements:
Train signalling protection Controlled by Signaller Road traffic light signals Full barrier equipment Audible alarm Signage
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Bywell
UK Parliament Constituency: Hexham
European Region: North East
Unitary Authority: Northumberland County Council
Civil Parish/community: Wylam
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.