Connecticut Laws - Title 13b Transportation
CHAPTER 245* RAILROADS AND RAILWAYS
Sec. 13b-200. (Formerly Sec. 16-51). Examination of roads. Free passage. Entering premises at times of emergency.

Sec. 13b-200. (Formerly Sec. 16-51). Examination of roads. Free passage. Entering premises at times of emergency. (1026)(1-click HTML)

(a) The Commissioner of Transportation shall, at the commissioner's discretion, examine the several railroads in the state when he deems that public safety so requires, and shall make a like examination of any railroad within the limits of any town, when so requested in writing by the selectmen of such town or by the authorities having control and supervision of the streets and highways within the town, and shall see that such railroads are kept in suitable repair and that the companies operating them faithfully comply with all provisions of law. The employees of the Department of Transportation shall have the right to pass free of charge, in the performance of their duties, on all railroads in the state. (1027)

(b) The commissioner or his employees may enter any building, car or other premises owned or controlled by any railroad company. Any person interfering with an employee of the Department of Transportation in the performance of his duties shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than six months or both. (1028)

  

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