Railway Safety Act 2005

Attempting to obstruct, damage or derail a train, etc.

119

119.—A person who, without lawful authority, deliberately or maliciously—

( a) puts, places, casts or throws upon any railway property or across any railway track any wood, stone, vehicle or other matter or thing,

( b) takes up, removes or displaces any rail, sleeper, or other matter or thing belonging to a F135 [ railway organisation ], or

( c) turns, moves or diverts any points, signals or other plant or machinery belonging to a F135 [ railway organisation ],

to obstruct, damage or derail a train or to injure persons present on, using or working on railway property is guilty of an offence.

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F135

Substituted (25.11.2013) by European Union (Railway Safety) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 444 of 2013), reg. 20(1)(d).