Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996

The Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996 (c. 61) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that made legal provision for the construction, maintenance and operation of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link between St Pancras railway station and the entrance to the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone which is now known as High Speed 1 (HS1) although officially under the legislation it is still the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL).

Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act to provide for the construction, maintenance and operation of a railway between St. Pancras, in London, and the Channel Tunnel portal at Castle Hill, Folkestone, in Kent, together with associated works, and of works which can be carried out in conjunction therewith; to make provision about related works; to provide for the improvement of the A2 at Cobham, in Kent, and of the M2 between junctions 1 and 4, together with associated works; to make provision with respect to compensation in relation to the acquisition of blighted land; and for connected purposes.
Citation1996 c 61
Territorial extentUnited Kingdom
(England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland)
Dates
Royal assent18 December 1996
Other legislation
Relates toChannel Tunnel Act 1987
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted

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