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Level Crossing (Poyntzpass) 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.The lifting barriers shall be pivoted as close to the...

      2. 2.When lowered, the barrier shall be as nearly horizontal as...

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

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

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

      6. 6.The barriers shall be fitted with skirts of a pale...

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

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

      9. 9.Two electric lamps, each of not less than 5 watts...

      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, colour and type...

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

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

      15. 15.There shall be a signal box at Poyntzpass where the...

      16. 16.The control point shall have push-buttons to—

      17. 17.Facilities shall be provided at the crossing to operate the...

      18. 18.Lighting shall be provided as necessary so that during the...

      19. 19.Any lighting which is provided shall be at least to...

      20. 20.Protecting railway signals shall be provided, and these shall be...

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

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

      23. 23.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 surface of the carriageway and footways over the crossing...

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

      3. 3.The protecting signals shall be controlled from the crossing or...

      4. 4.In the event of the crossing being remotely controlled a...

      5. 5.Visual indicators and an audible alarm shall be provided at...

      6. 6.The audible alarm shall sound if— (a) any barrier is...

      7. 7.When the “lower” push-button is pressed, the sequence of events...

      8. 8.The arrangements shall be such that the protecting railway signals...

      9. 9.The intermittent red lights shall continue to show until the...

      10. 10.If any barrier fails to rise from the lowered position...

      11. 11.Should automatic raising take an abnormally long time an audible...

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