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The Caernarfon Railway Light Railway Order 1997

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As to crossing of roads and footpaths on the level

8.—(1) The Company may in the construction of the railway carry the same with a single line across and on the level of the footpaths and occupation crossings described in the Schedule to this Order.

(2) The rails of the railway shall be laid and maintained within the areas of the level crossings so that the upper surface is upon a level with the surface of the footpath or crossing, as the case may be, and the surface of the level crossing shall be maintained in good and even condition.

(3) Access across the railway at each of the level crossings except for the level crossings described in paragraphs 2 and 3 of the Schedule to this Order shall be provided by a self-closing gate on each side of the railway opening away from the railway.

(4) A warning sign to standard railway design containing the words “Stop, Look, Listen” shall be provided and maintained on each approach to the crossings (except for the level crossings described in paragraphs 2 and 3 of the Schedule to this Order) as near as practicable to the railway but not nearer than 2 metres from the running edge of the nearest rail.

(5) The Company shall not within the area of any of the level crossings obstruct or hinder traffic or persons passing along the road or footpath for longer than is reasonably necessary in taking any train, engine or carriage across the footpath or crossing.

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