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Code of Virginia
Title 56. Public Service Companies
5/20/2018

Chapter 13. Railroad CorporationsRead Chapter

  • Article 3. Extensions; Connections; Crossing Other Railroads, Roads, Etc.Read all
  • § 56-355
    Repealed
    § 56-355.1
    Repealed
    § 56-355.2
    Definitions
    § 56-356
    Repealed
    § 56-359
    Repealed
    § 56-362
    Right of railroad to cross watercourse, intervening railroad, etc.
    § 56-363
    Crossing of a railroad or public highway by another railroad; crossing of a railroad by a public highway
    § 56-364
    Repealed
    § 56-365.1
    Closing and or consolidation of grade crossings
    § 56-366
    Repealed
    § 56-366.1
    Proceedings to avoid or eliminate grade crossings by grade separation or to widen, strengthen, remodel, relocate or replace existing crossing structures on public highways
    § 56-366.2
    Repealed
    § 56-366.3
    Proceedings to alter, rebuild or replace existing grade separation structure destroyed or rendered unusable
    § 56-367
    Repealed
    § 56-368.1
    Subsequent maintenance of underpasses and overpasses
    § 56-369
    Elimination of public grade crossings by change of alignment of public highways or construction of replacement public highways
  • Article 6. Highway CrossingsRead all
  • § 56-405
    Railroad companies to maintain grade crossings of public highways and approaches; repair by Commissioner of Highways or public road authority; recovery of cost from railroad company
    § 56-405.01
    Repealed
    § 56-405.02
    Railroads to adjust certain public highways at grade crossings
    § 56-405.1
    Agreements with Commissioner of Highways or public road authority representative for maintenance and repair of public grade crossings
    § 56-405.2
    Construction and maintenance of crossbucks
    § 56-405.3
    Repealed
    § 56-406
    Repealed
    § 56-406.1
    Proceedings for installation and maintenance of automatically operated gates, signals and other automatic crossing warning devices
    § 56-406.2
    Proceeding for fixing cost of maintaining such warning devices at public grade crossings
    § 56-407
    Repealed
    § 56-408
    Signs similar to crossing signs prohibited
    § 56-409
    Repealed
    § 56-411
    Removal of brush and trees from right-of-way
    § 56-412
    When trains shall be stopped before getting to railroad crossing
    § 56-412.1
    Railroad cars obstructing street or road; standing vehicle on railroad track
    § 56-412.2
    Ordinances conflicting with § 56-412.1
    § 56-412.3
    Maintenance of certain roadways by Buchanan County
  • Article 8. Rights-of-Way; Fires; Fences; Cattle Guards, Etc.Read all
  • § 56-426
    Repealed
    § 56-426.1
    Repealed
    § 56-427
    Repealed
    § 56-428
    Railroads liable for damage from fires set out by their engines or trains
    § 56-429
    Company to erect fences along roadbed; cattle guards, etc.
    § 56-430
    Construction of § 56-429; burden of proof
    § 56-431
    When company not liable for injury on enclosed track
    § 56-432
    Liability for injury on track not enclosed
    § 56-433
    Cattle guards; remedy of aggrieved landowner; penalty
    § 56-434
    When cattle guards may be discontinued
    § 56-435
    Appeal from general district court to circuit court in cattle-guard cases
    § 56-436
    Board of appraisers to appraise injured or killed livestock; duty of appraisers
    § 56-437
    Effect of appraisal in case of suit; costs
    § 56-438
    Fee of appraisers
    § 56-439
    Application of §§ 56-436 through 56-438
    § 56-439.1
    Notice of injury or death of certain livestock; penalty
    § 56-440
    Penalty for failure to remove cause of complaint in cities or towns