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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulation (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Toxic substances (classification code 6.1)

6.—(1) Where a container or wagon has been used for the carriage of TOXIC SUBSTANCES in packages it shall be checked after unloading for any signs of spillage or leakage of those goods.

(2) Where packages containing TOXIC SUBSTANCES have leaked and been spilled in a container or wagon—

(a)all other goods and articles carried therein at the time of the leakage or spillage shall be examined for possible contamination; and

(b)the container or wagon concerned shall not be re-used until after it has been thoroughly cleaned and, if necessary, decontaminated.

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