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Midland Metro Act 1992

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6Subsidiary works

(1)Subject to the provisions of this Act the Executive may, for the purposes of the Metro and associated traffic control—

(a)within the limits of deviation make, lay down, place, erect, repair, alter, renew, maintain, operate and use rails, rail fixings, plates, sleepers, channels, conduits, tubes, stations, platforms, islands, gates, junctions, points, turntables, turnouts, crossings, temporary or permanent cross-overs, passing places, pillars, posts, poles, brackets, wires, subways, manholes, shafts, pumps, engines, dynamos, substations, transformers, switchgear, cabling, signalling, monitoring and communications equipment, together withsubsidiary and incidental machinery, apparatus, works and appliances; and

(b)in, or under any street in which it may be necessary or convenient, or in other land over which the Executive have or obtain sufficient right, lay, place, form, erect, maintain, renew and repair drains, ditches and culverts and electric wires, conductors, cables, brackets, posts, radio masts, tubes, substations, boxes and other electrical apparatus for connecting the authorised railways and associated works with any electricity generating station or substations or for the purposes of signalling, monitoring andcommunication in connection with the Metro.

(2)The provisions of Part VI of Schedule 3 to the [1945 c. 42.] Water Act 1945 (breaking open streets), as having effect in accordance with section 12 of the [1974 c. 40.] Control of Pollution Act 1974, shall apply to apparatus and works referred to in subsection (1) above as they apply to pipes and associated works.

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