Part VGeneral Provisions

35Closure of part of Docklands Railway

(1)As a consequence of the construction of Work No. 1, the Company may exercise the powers contained in subsection (2) below.

(2)Not more than 9 months before the opening for passenger services of the railway comprised in Work No. 1 the Company may discontinue any railway passenger service on so much of the Docklands Railway as lies between the commencement of Work No. 1 and Island Gardens station and section 54 of the [1962 c. 46.] Transport Act 1962 (which requires advance notice of discontinuance of certain services to be published) and section 56 of that Act (which relates to the establishment and functions of transport consultative committees) shall not apply in respect of any such discontinuance.