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14Bridge at Hunslet East, Leeds

(1)In this section—

  • “the existing bridge” means the bridge of the Board (numbered 4) carrying Fewston Avenue in the city of Leeds across the railway between Osmondthorpe and Stourton;

  • “the footway” means the western footway of Fewston Avenue; and

  • “the relevant enactments” means section 9 of the [1893 c. lxxiv.] North Eastern Railway Act 1893, section 12 of the [1894 c. cliii.] North Eastern Railway Act 1894, sections 46 and 50 of the Act of 1845 as incorporated with those Acts and any other enactment relating to the existing bridge.

(2)The Board may bar public access to any part of the existing bridge other than access for persons on foot using the footway.

(3)The relevant enactments shall cease to have effect in so far as they impose any obligation on the Board to provide a bridge on the site of the existing bridge of a width greater than that required for the accommodation of the footway or to allow public access to any part of the existing bridge other than the footway.

15Wheal Bois level crossing, Redruth, Cornwall

(1)In this section—

  • “the specified enactments” means the [1839 c. 45.] Highway (Railway Crossings) Act 1839, section 9 of the [1842 c. 55.] Railway Regulation Act 1842, section 47 of the Act of 1845, sections 5, 6 and 7 of the [1863 c. 92.] Railways Clauses Act 1863 and any other provision to the same or similar effect incorporated with, or contained in, any enactment; and

  • “Wheal Bois crossing” means the level crossing in the community of Redruth in the district of Kerrier, county of Cornwall, known as Wheal Bois level crossing (reference point SW 7117:4378) whereby the road leading from the A3047 to Radnor Road is crossed by the railway between Redruth and Truro stations.

(2)Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Board may stop up and discontinue so much of the road at Wheal Bois crossing as lies within the boundaries of their property.

(3)Upon the stopping up of Wheal Bois crossing the specified enactments shall cease to apply to that crossing.

(4)The stopping up under this section of Wheal Bois crossing shall not affect the right of persons to use that crossing on foot and the Board shall provide and maintain wicket gates or stiles on both sides of the railway at that crossing.

(5)Section 28 of the [1909 c. lxxxiv.] Great Western Railway (General Powers) Act 1909 is hereby repealed so far as it relates to Wheal Bois crossing.

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