The Railways (Alternative Closure Procedure) (Amendment) Order 1999

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Published: 1999-11-19

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Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 3113

The Railways (Alternative Closure Procedure) (Amendment) Order 1999

19th November 1999

Laid before Parliament
22nd November 1999

Coming into force
13th December 1999

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 49(3) and 143(4) of the Railways Act 1993(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Railways (Alternative Closure Procedure) (Amendment) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 13th December 1999.

(2) In this Order “the 1994 Order” means the Railways (Alternative Closure Procedure) Order 1994(2).

Amendment of the 1994 Order

2.  Article 2 of the 1994 Order shall be amended as follows—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (i) shall be deleted;

(b)at the end of paragraph (ii) there shall be inserted—


(iii)article 4(1) of the Docklands Light Railway (Lewisham Extension) (Exemptions) Order 1999”(3); and

(c)in the Schedule to the 1994 Order, at the end there shall be inserted—

“London Docklands Railway (Lewisham) Act 1993”(4).

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment Transport and the Regions

Gus MacDonald
Minister for Transport,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
19th November 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Railway (Alternative Closure Procedure) Order 1994 (“the 1994 Order”) by adding the railway passenger services operated on the network constructed pursuant to powers conferred by the London Docklands Railway (Lewisham) Act 1993 to the services designated in 1994 Order as railway passenger services in relation to which Schedule 5 of the Railways Act 1993 is to have effect. Schedule 5 contains provisions relating to the discontinuance of railway passenger services.

1993 c. 43.

S.I. 1994/607.

S.I. 1999/3112.

1993 c.vii.