The Docklands Light Railway (Miscellaneous Closure Exemptions) Order 1999

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Published: 1999-11-19

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 3111

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The Docklands Light Railway (Miscellaneous Closure Exemptions) Order 1999

Made
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(4), 49(5) and 143(4) of the Railways Act 1993(1) hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation and Commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Docklands Light Railway (Miscellaneous Closure Exemptions) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 13th December 1999.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order—

“the Act” means the Railways Act 1993;

“the specified networks” means the networks consisting of—

(i)
the stretch of railway line running for a distance of 400 metres (or thereabouts) northwards from a point 100 metres (or thereabouts) south of the southern end of West India Quay Station in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets to the junction situated between that station and Westferry Station in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and

(ii)
the stretch of railway line running for a distance of 245 metres (or thereabouts) northwards from a point 100 metres (or thereabouts) south of the southern end of West India Quay Station in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets to the junction situated between that station and Poplar Station in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Disapplication of closure provisions

3.—(1) The specified networks are designated as networks in relation to which section 39 of the Act (closure of operational passenger networks) is not to have effect.

(2) Pudding Mill Lane Station in the London Borough of Newham is designated as a station in relation to which section 41 of the Act (closure of railway facilities used in connection with passenger services) is not to have effect.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of Statefor 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 exempts certain stretches of railway line and Pudding Mill Lane Station, which form part of the Docklands Light Railway, from the closure provisions contained in sections 39 and 41 of the Railways Act 1993 (closure of operational passenger networks and facilities used in connection with passenger services).

(1)
1993 c. 43.
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