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8. (1) The undertaker may alter the layout of any street specified in columns (1) and (2) of Schedule 4 to this Order in the manner specified in relation to that street in column (3) of that Schedule.
(2) Without prejudice to the specific powers conferred by paragraph (1) above but subject to paragraph (3) below, the undertaker may for the purpose of constructing, maintaining or using any authorised street tramway alter the layout of the street along which the street tramway is or is to be laid and the layout of any street having a junction with such a street and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the undertaker may—
(a)increase the width of the carriageway of the street by reducing the width of any kerb, footpath, footway, cycle track or verge within the street,
(b)alter the level or increase the width of any such kerb, footpath, footway, cycle track or verge,
(c)reduce the width of the carriageway of the street by forming a reserved area in the street as a stopping place for tramcars or by carrying out other works for that purpose,
(d)carry out works for the provision or alteration of parking places,
(e)carry out works to the carriageway of the street for the purpose of deterring or preventing vehicles other than tramcars from passing along the transit system, and
(f)make and maintain crossovers, sidings or passing places.
(3) The powers in paragraph (2) above shall not be exercised without the consent of the street authority, but such consent shall not be unreasonably withheld.
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