1999 No. 217
TRANSPORT AND WORKS
The Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Airport Extension Order 1997) (Moor Road Modification) Order 1999
27th January 1999
Coming into force
18th February 1999
Whereas an application has been made to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (“the Secretary of State”), in accordance with the Transport and Works (Applications and Objections Procedure) Rules 1992(1) made under sections 6, 7 and 10 of the Transport and Works Act 1992(2) (“the Act”), for an Order under sections 1 and 5 of the Act;
And whereas the objections to that application have been withdrawn;
And whereas the Secretary of State, has determined to make an Order giving effect to the proposals comprised in the application with modifications which in his opinion do not make any substantial change in the proposals;
And whereas notice of the Secretary of State’s determination was published in the London Gazette on 11th January 1999;
Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 1 and 5 of, and paragraphs 1 to 4, 6 to 13 and 15 to 17 of Schedule 1 to the Act and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:–
Citation and commencement
1. This Order may be cited as the Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Airport Extension Order 1997) (Moor Road Modification) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 18th February 1999.
2. In this Order–
“the 1997 Order” means the Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Airport Extension) Order 1997(3); and
“authorised street tramway”, “the scheduled works”, “street tramway” and “the undertaker” have the same meaning as in the 1997 Order.
Modification of Works
3.—(1) The undertaker may construct and maintain Work No. 10A as specified in the Schedule to this Order in lieu of a part of Works Nos. 10 and 11 authorised by the 1997 Order (being the part of Work No. 10 40 metres in length and the part of Work No. 11 88 metres in length extending in each case from the junction of those works) and may construct and maintain the remainder of Works Nos. 10 and 11 authorised by the 1997 Order so as to form a junction with the commencement and termination of Work No. 10A respectively.
(2) The 1997 Order shall have effect as if–
(a)the works specified in the Schedule to this Order formed part of the scheduled works;
(b)Work No. 10A were an authorised street tramway;
(c)there were added to Schedule 4 of the 1997 Order, in the second and third column respectively after the reference to Crewe Road, the following–
Kerb line to be realigned between WS89 and WS90 on east and west sides between a point 115 metres south of Newlands Road and a point 190 metres south of that road;” and
(d)the Order Plans, sections and book of reference deposited with the application for this Order formed part of the Order Plans, sections and the book of reference respectively of the 1997 Order.
Certification of plans, etc.
4. The undertaker shall, as soon as practicable after the making of this Order, submit copies of the book of reference, the Order Plans and the sections to the Secretary of State for certification that they are true copies of, respectively, the book of reference, the Order Plans and the sections referred to in this Order; and a document so certified shall be admissible in any proceedings as evidence of the contents of the document of which it is a copy.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions
A S D Whybrow
Head of Charging and Local Transport Division,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
27th January 1999
THE SCHEDULENEW WORK
In the City of Manchester–
Work No. 10A. A street tramway 128 metres in length (double line) commencing by a junction with Work No. 10 of the 1997 Order 40 metres from its point of termination as authorised by that Order and running thence in a southerly direction along Moor Road before terminating on the western side of that road 25 metres south of its junction with Crewe Road.
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order authorises Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive to construct works for a street tramway in Moor Road in Manchester by way of a modification of works authorised by the Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Airport Extension) Order 1997. The work will enable the extension of the rapid transit system authorised by the 1997 Order to avoid certain property abutting Moor Road. Powers contained in that 1997 Order would apply for the purposes of the new works.
A copy of the Order is available for inspection free of charge during working hours, together with a copy of the order plan, the section and the book of reference at:–
GMPTE, 9 Portland Street, Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, M60 1HX.
City Planning Department Reception, Manchester City Council, Level 7 Town Hall Extension, Lloyd Street Entrance, Manchester, M60 2JT.
1992 c. 42.