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The Level Crossing (Castlerock) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Level Crossing (Castlerock) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 and shall come into operation on 15th December 2016.

(2) In this Order ‘the crossing’ means the Castlerock Level Crossing in the Townland of Castlerock and the county of Londonderry whereby the road known as Sea Road is crossed by the railway between Bellarena and Coleraine Stations.

Suspension of statutory provisions

2.—(1) While this Order remains in force —

(a)section 47 of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845(1) (requirements as to gates);

(b)section 6 of the Railways Clauses Act 1863(2) (requirements as to lodges, etc); and

(c)any other statutory provision imposing requirements to the same or similar effect as those contained in the enactments mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b),

shall not apply in relation to the crossing.

Provision of equipment

3.  The railway undertaking shall at the crossing—

(a)provide, maintain and operate the barriers, lights, automatic and other devices, excluding traffic signs specified in Schedule 1, and shall give notice in writing to the Department for Infrastructure as soon as the provision thereof is complete;

(b)secure the provision, maintenance and operation by that Department of the traffic signs specified in Schedule 1; and

(c)comply with the conditions and requirements specified in Schedule 2.

Revocation

4.  The Northern Ireland Railways (Castlerock Level Crossing) Order (Northern Ireland) 1968(3) is hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Infrastructure on 17th November 2016

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Tom Reid

A senior officer of the Department for Infrastructure

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