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The Caernarfon Railway Light Railway Order 1997

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2.  In this Order unless the context otherwise requires the following expressions have the meaning hereby respectively assigned to them (that is to say):—

“the Board” means the British Railways Board;

“the book of reference” means the book of reference prepared in connection with the application for this Order;

“the Company” means the Ffestiniog Railway Holdings Limited having its registered office at Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd;

“the deposited plans” and “the deposited sections” mean respectively the plans and sections deposited in respect of the application for this Order with, and available for inspection at the offices of, the Secretary of State for Transport, 76 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DR and the said registered office of the Company, and marked as those plans and sections respectively;

“the enabling Acts” means the Carnarvonshire Railway Act 1862(1) and the Carnarvonshire Railway (Nantlle Railway Transfer) Act 1867(2);

“the former railway” means so much of the former railway of the Board in the County of Gwynedd described in and authorised by the enabling Acts and works relating thereto as lay between a point 754 metres north north east of the roundabout where the A487 road meets the B4419 and a point 91 metres south south west of the existing road bridge carrying the unclassified road from Dinas to Saron over the former railway of the Board and includes all lands formerly held by the Board relating to the said railway and lying between those points;

“the principal Act” means the Light Railways Act 1896; and

“the railway” means the railway authorised to be constructed and maintained by the Company pursuant to article 4 of this Order.

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