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British Railways Act 1993

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Preliminary

    1. 1.Short title

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Incorporation of general enactments

    4. 4.Application of Part I of Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

  3. Part II Works, etc.

    1. Works

      1. 5.Power to make works

    2. Provisions relating to Works Nos. 1 to 3, 5 and 6

      1. 6.Appropriation of works for Works Nos. 1 to 3, 5 and 6

    3. Provisions relating to Work No. 4

      1. 7.Transitional provisions

    4. Provisions relating to Work No. 9

      1. 8.Level crossing of Fenton Lane, Sherburn in Elmet, by Work No. 9

    5. Provisions relating to Work No. 10

      1. 9.Marholm level crossing, Peterborough

    6. Provisions relating to Works Nos. 11A and 11B

      1. 10.Level crossing of railway by Work No. 11B

      2. 11.Ancillary works at Foxfield

      3. 12.Stopping up, etc., of existing ways at Foxfield

    7. Road, footpaths, etc.

      1. 13.Stopping up portion of Slate Lane and new footpath at Guide Bridge, Tameside

      2. 14.Stopping up footpath at Little Bridgeford, Staffordshire

    8. General works provisions

      1. 15.Power to deviate

      2. 16.Stopping up highways without providing substitute

      3. 17.Stopping up highways in case of diversion or substitution

      4. 18.Appropriating sites of highways

      5. 19.Repair of highways

      6. 20.Agreements with highway authorities

      7. 21.Temporary stoppage of highways

      8. 22.Underpinning of buildings near works

      9. 23.Use of sewers, etc., for removing water

    9. Level crossings

      1. 24.Stopping up, etc., level crossings

      2. 25.Aberleri level crossing, Borth, Dyfed

      3. 26.Allen’s level crossing, Llwyngwril, Gwynedd

      4. 27.Reduction in status of level crossings

  4. Part III Land

    1. Purchase of land, etc.

      1. 28.Purchase of land

      2. 29.Purchase of rights over land

      3. 30.Purchase of specific new rights over land

      4. 31.Temporary use of land

    2. General lands provisions

      1. 32.Purchase of part of certain properties

      2. 33.Disregard of recent improvements and interests

      3. 34.Extinction or suspension of private rights of way

      4. 35.Correction of errors in deposited plans and book of reference

      5. 36.Cellars under streets not referenced

      6. 37.Set-off for enhancement in value of retained land

      7. 38.Amendment of British Railways Acts 1989 and 1990

      8. 39.Time for purchase of land and rights over land

  5. Part IV Protective provisions

    1. 40.Notice of interference with roads

    2. 41.For protection of electricity, gas and water undertakers

    3. 42.For protection of North West Water Limited

    4. 43.For protection of telecommunications operators

    5. 44.Crown rights

  6. Part V General

    1. 45.Planning permission

    2. 46.Arbitration

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Descriptions of works referred to in section 5 of this Act

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Enactments and works referred to in section 6 of this Act

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Lands

      1. Part I Land referred to in section 28 (2) of this Act

      2. Part II Means of access referred to in section 30 (purchase of specific new rights over land) of this Act

      3. Part III Temporary working sites

        1. 1.In this Part of this Schedule— “the designated lands” means...

        2. 2.The Board, in connection with the construction of Works Nos....

        3. 3.The Board, in connection with the construction of the relevant...

        4. 4.The Board may form and lay out means of access...

        5. 5.The Board shall not, by reason of the exercise of...

        6. 6.On the exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 3...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Modification of Part I of Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 for purchase of new rights

      1. 1.In the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (hereafter in this Schedule...

      2. 2.For section 8 of the Act (which relates to cases...

      3. 3.The following provisions of the Act (which state the effect...

      4. 4.Section 11 of the Act (powers of entry) shall be...

      5. 5.Section 20 of the Act (compensation for short term tenants)...

      6. 6.Section 22 of the Act (protection of acquiring authority’s possession...

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