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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 14.3. Requirements Applicable to Underground Coal Mines
7/25/2021

§ 45.1-161.134. (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Track switches and rails.

A. All track switches shall be provided with properly installed throws, latches, and bridle bars.

B. All track switches, other than those in rooms and in entry development, shall be equipped with properly installed guardrails.

C. All switch throws and stands shall be installed on the side of the track where clearance is provided.

D. Rails shall be secured at all joints by plates or welds.

Code 1950, §§ 45-69.1, 45-69.4; 1954, c. 191; 1966, c. 594, §§ 45.1-70, 45.1-73; 1979, c. 315; 1983, c. 70; 1985, c. 302; 1994, c. 28; 1999, c. 256.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.