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Heathrow Express Railway Act 1991 (c. vii)

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42Byelaws relating to Company’s railway

(1)In this section and in section 43 of this Act“the Company’s railway” means the railways comprised in Works Nos. 1A to 5.

(2)The Company may make byelaws regulating the use and working of, and travel on, the Company’s railway, the maintenance of order on the Company’s railway and their railway premises, including the stations authorised by section 7 of this Act, the approaches to those stations and any escalators, lifts, stairs and other communications constructed by them, and the conduct of all persons, including their officers and servants, while on those premises.

(3)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (2) above byelaws under this section may contain provisions—

(a)with respect to tickets issued for entry on railway premises or travel on the Company’s railway or escalators, lifts, stairs and other communications, the payment of fares and charges and the evasion of payment of fares or charges;

(b)with respect to interference with, or obstruction of, the Company’s railway or escalators, lifts, stairs and other communications;

(c)with respect to the use of tobacco or other substances in railway vehicles and elsewhere and the prevention of nuisances;

(d)for regulating the passage of bicycles and other vehicles on footways and other premises controlled by the Company and intended for the use of persons on foot;

(e)for the safe custody and redelivery or disposal of property found in railway premises or vehicles of the Company or elsewhere upon the Company’s railway, and for fixing the charges which may be made in respect thereof.

(4)Any byelaws made under this section may provide that any person contravening them shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale for each offence.

(5)Without prejudice to the taking of proceedings under subsection (4) above, if the contravention of any byelaw having effect under this section is attended with danger or annoyance to the public, or hindrance to the Company in the lawful conduct of their railway, it shall be lawful for the Company summarily to take action to obviate or remove the danger, annoyance or hindrance.

(6)The provisions of subsections (5) to (12) of section 67 of the [1962 c. 46.] Transport Act 1962 shall apply to any byelaws made by the Company under this section as if for references to the Board, or to the board in question, there were substituted references to the Company.

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