1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Railways (North and West London Lines) Exemption Order 2007 and comes into force on 11th November 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 11 November 2007: see above.

2 Interpretation

2Interpretation

In this Order—

“concession agreement” means an agreement entered into by a TfL company, pursuant to which another person agrees to provide a railway passenger service for that TfL company;

“TfL company” means Transport for London or any of its subsidiaries; and

“TfL concessionaire” means, in respect of a railway passenger service provided for a TfL company, the person who has agreed by a concession agreement to provide that service.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 11 November 2007: see art 1.

3 Franchise exemption

3Franchise exemption

Exemption from designation under section 23(1) of the Railways Act 1993 (passenger services to be subject to franchise agreements) is granted to each TfL concessionaire in respect of any railway passenger service operated by that concessionaire on a route specified in the Schedule.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 11 November 2007: see art 1.

Franchising97 Franchise Documentation97 Commercial Law97

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

Tom Harris

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Transport

21st June 2007

THE SCHEDULE The Specified Routes

THE SCHEDULEThe Specified Routes Article 3

Gospel Oak station to Barking station.

Willesden Junction (High Level) station to Clapham Junction station via Kensington Olympia station and West Brompton station.

London Euston station to Watford Junction station via Watford High Street station.

Stratford Low Level station to Richmond station via Kensal Rise.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 11 November 2007: see art 1.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides for the grant of exemption from the franchising provisions in section 23 of the Railways Act 1993 to concessionaires of Transport for London and their subsidiaries. This exemption relates to any railway passenger service which a concessionaire operates on a route specified in the Schedule.