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

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24Headway of bridge at Gainsborough

(1)Notwithstanding anything in section 92 (Regulating Construction of Bridge over the Trent for the Main Line) of the [1849 c. lxxxi.] Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway Act 1849, the Board may position the new span so as to leave a headway—

(a)above the level of high water of the navigable waterway of the river of not less than 5 metres; and

(b)above the haling path on the north-east bank of the river of not less than 4·1 metres.

(2)(a)Sections 91 (Nothing to diminish rights of the River Trent Navigation Company, and for preventing Obstructions to the River Trent) and 96 (Providing Remedy in case of Obstruction to the River Trent) of the said Act of 1849 and section 26 (For protection of the Trent Navigation Company) of the [1895 c. cxlviii.] Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway Act 1895 shall cease to have effect in relation to the bridge.

(b)The said section 92 and section 97 (Recovery of costs, &c. for Obstructions by reason of the crossing of the Main Line) of the said Act of 1849 shall cease to have effect.

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