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2.—(1) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them:&—
“the Board” means the British Railways Board;
“the Town Council” means the Wallingford Town Council in the district of South Oxfordshire in the County of Oxfordshire;
“the County Council” means the Oxfordshire County Council;
“the Society” means the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway Preservation Society incorporated under the Companies Act 1985(1) and whose registered office is at7 St Martin’s Street, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 0AN;
“the principal Act” means the Light Railways Act 1896;
“the principal Order” means the Cholsey and Wallingford Light Railway Order 1989;
“the Board’s railway” means so much of the former railway of the Board in the district of South Oxfordshire in the County of Oxfordshire authorised by the enabling Acts as is co-extensive with the railway described in Schedule 1 to this Order including all lands and works relating thereto;
“Railway No. 1” means the railway authorised to be constructed, made and maintained by the principal Order, as redefined by article 9 of this Order;
“Railway No. 2” means the railway authorised to be constructed, made and maintained by the Society pursuant to article 4 of this Order;
“the Society’s railway” means the railway consisting of Railway No. 1 together with such part or the whole of Railway No. 2 as shall have been constructed for the time being;
“the bypass crossing” means the level crossing described in article 10 of this Order;
“the specified road” means the road at the bypass crossing;
“the carriageway” means the carriageway of the specified road;
“Regulations” means the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1981(4);
“the deposited plan” means the plan and section deposited with the Secretary of State on the application for this Order in respect of the bypass crossing.
(2) In this Order the expressions “left hand side” and “right hand side” shall be construed as they would appear to a person approaching the bypass crossing along the specified road.
(3) All directions and distances stated in the descriptions of the Board’s railway shall be construed as if the words “or thereabouts” were inserted after each direction and distance, and distances between points on the railway shall be taken to be measured along the railway.