Railway Safety Act 2005
Attempting to obstruct, damage or derail a train, etc.
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.
Substituted (25.11.2013) by European Union (Railway Safety) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 444 of 2013), reg. 20(1)(d).