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British Railways (No. 2) Act 1992 (c. xi)

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14New level crossing at Northampton

(1)In this section—

  • “the council” means Northamptonshire County Council;

  • “the new level crossing” means a new level crossing in the borough of Northampton, Northamptonshire, whereby a new road linking St. James Mill Road with St. James Mill Road East, proposed to be constructed by the council, will cross the railway between Northampton station and Bridge Street at Ordnance Survey National Grid reference point SP 7473 : 5971 or in the vicinity thereof; and

  • “traffic sign” has the meaning assigned to it by section 64 of the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

(2)The Board and the council may enter into and carry into effect agreements—

(a)for the construction of the new level crossing; and

(b)for defraying, or making contributions towards, the cost of constructing, maintaining and renewing the new level crossing and any other matters relating thereto.

(3)(a)The Board may, subject to such requirements as the Secretary of State may from time to time lay down, provide, maintain and operate at or near the new level crossing such barriers, lights, traffic signs and automatic or other devices and appliances as may be approved by the Secretary of State.

(b)Section 65 (1) of the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (placing of traffic signs by highway authorities) shall have effect with respect to the erection and display of any traffic sign by the Board as if it were a traffic sign erected and displayed by a highway authority.

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