Notice, Midland Railway


Trespass notice, Midland Railway, signed Alexis Charles 1899, white letters on red background

This sign quotes a legal statute regarding trespassing on the railways and warns of the consequences of ignoring the law.

It reads:

7 Vict. Cap. 18 Sec. 238 Enacts "That if any person shall be or travel or pass upon foot upon the Midland Railway without the license and consent of the Midland Railway Company, every person so offending shall forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding Ten Pounds for every such offence."

Notice is therefore hereby given that all persons found trespassing upon this Railway of the Works thereof will be prosecuted. June 1899

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Railway Infrastructure
Object Number:
1968-732 Pt2
Newman, R.

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