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The Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1997

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Measures to prevent collisions and derailments

5.—(1) A person in control of any infrastructure of a transport system shall ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that—

(a)appropriate procedures are in place;

(b)where appropriate, equipment which is suitable and sufficient is provided and maintained,

for the purpose of preventing any of the events referred to in paragraph (2).

(2) The events referred to in paragraph (1) are—

(a)collisions between vehicles;

(b)collisions between vehicles and buffer-stops;

(c)the derailment of vehicles on account of excessive speed or incorrectly set points.

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