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The Rail Vehicle Accessibility (B2007 Vehicles) Exemption Order 2008

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This Order gives exemptions in respect of rail vehicles type B2007 numbered 101 to 155 from specified provisions of the Rail Vehicle Accessibility Regulations (S.I. 1998/2456, amended by S.I. 2000/3215).

The exemptions, except for two, only apply when the vehicles are in use on the Docklands Light Railway network; the exemption relating to handholds on the top of seats and the exemption relating to wheelchair spaces are not restricted in that way. The Order includes conditions in relation to some of the exemptions. Each exemption expires on a date specified in the Order.

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the costs of the private, public or voluntary sectors is foreseen.

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