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Level Crossing (Meigh) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. 2.Suspension of statutory provisions

  4. 3.Provision of automatic equipment

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Particulars of the Barriers, Lights, Traffic Signs and other Devices

      1. 1.Cattle-cum-trespass guards of standard railway design shall be provided adjacent...

      2. 2.A barrier shall be pivoted as close to the railway...

      3. 3.It shall be possible to raise and lower the barriers....

      4. 4.When the barriers are fully lowered their uppermost surfaces shall...

      5. 5.When in the fully raised position the barriers shall be...

      6. 6.The barriers shall be as light as possible but shall...

      7. 7.Two electric lamps, each of not less then 5 watts...

      8. 8.The barriers shall display on both front and rear faces...

      9. 9.Suitable screening shall be provided for each barrier machine to...

      10. 10.A traffic light signal as prescribed by regulation 13(4) of...

      11. 11.An audible warning device shall be provided on or adjacent...

      12. 12.A reflectorised stop line of the size and type shown...

      13. 13.A reflectorised pedestrian stop line of the size and type...

      14. 14.Where the road passes over the crossing, reflectorised edge of...

      15. 15.The centre line of the carriageway shall be marked on...

      16. 16.A traffic sign of the size, colour and type shown...

      17. 17.The traffic signs of the size, colour and type shown...

      18. 18.A traffic sign of the size, colour and type shown...

      19. 19.A telephone mounted in a weather-proof box connected to the...

      20. 20.Two independent power supplies shall be provided at the crossing,...

      21. 21.In this Schedule— “the Regulations” means the Traffic Signs Regulations...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Conditions and Requirements to be Complied with by the Railway Undertaking

      1. 1.The carriageway shall be at least 5.5 metres wide at...

      2. 2.The ground at the two edges of the carriageway over...

      3. 3.The surface of the carriageway over the crossing shall be...

      4. 4.The barriers shall be kept in the fully raised position...

      5. 5.The electric lamps on each barrier mentioned in Schedule 1...

      6. 6.If the road approaches to the crossing are lit the...

      7. 7.Visual indicators and an audible alarm shall be provided in...

      8. 8.The barriers, the audible warning devices and the traffic light...

      9. 9.When the train either occupies a track circuit or operates...

      10. 10.Both barriers shall rise as soon as possible after the...

      11. 11.In the event of the failure of both intermittent red...

      12. 12.Should a total power failure occur both barriers shall descend...

      13. 13.If either barrier fails to rise from the lowered position...

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