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The Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2011

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1.  Section 182 of the Equality Act 2010(1) (rail vehicle accessibility regulations) is amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (4), in the definition of “rail vehicle” for “high-speed rail system or the conventional TEN rail system” substitute “trans-European rail system located in Great Britain”, and

(b)in subsection (5)—

(i)omit the definition of “conventional TEN rail system” and the definition of “high-speed rail system”, and

(ii)at the end insert—

“trans-European rail system” has the meaning given in regulation 2(1) of the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2011.

2.  In regulation 2(1) of the Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Non-Interoperable Rail System) Regulations 2010(2) (interpretation)—

(a)omit the definitions of “conventional TEN rail system” and “high-speed rail system”,

(b)in the definition of “rail vehicle” for “high-speed rail system or the conventional TEN rail system” substitute “trans-European rail system located in Great Britain”, and

(c)after the definition of “tramway” insert—

“trans-European rail system” has the meaning given in regulation 2(1) of the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2011;.

3.  The Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006(3) are amended as follows—

(a)in regulation 2(1)—

(i)in the definition of “Interoperability Regulations” for “2006” substitute “2011”, and

(ii)in the definition of “National Vehicle Register” for “33” substitute “36”,

(b)in regulation 5(5) omit “regulation 4(1)(a) of”, and

(c)after regulation 5(5) insert—

(6) Paragraph (5) does not apply in respect of an authorisation deemed to be given under the Interoperability Regulations by operation of regulation 44 of those Regulations..

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S.I. 2006/599, as amended by S.I. 2011/1860; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant.

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