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RAILROADS

Abandonment of rail lines or rights-of-way

Acquisition by other than Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.63

Bankruptcy, leaseholders' rights of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.632

Preservation, see REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITIES

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.57, 2013 174.50, 2013 222.63

Surface Transportation Board proceedings, intervenor, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.63

Tracks, see same under this topic

Abandonment of rail lines or rights-of-way

Generally, Minn. Rules 8830.2750

Purchase by regional railroad authorities, Minn. Rules 8830.5450

State rail bank, see STATE RAIL BANK

Accidents, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Accidents

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8830.3100

Grade crossings, vacating, Minn. Rules 8830.2720

Grade separation, criteria, Minn. Rules 8830.2740

Reporting requirements, Minn. Rules 8830.3100

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial control procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.53

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031, 2013 218.041

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041, 2013 222.53

Accounting

Federal regulations, compliance, Minn. Rules 8830.3300

Generally, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

Work billed against public authorities, Minn. Rules 8830.3300

Acquisition of land or property, definitions, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Acquisition of land or property

Acquiring carrier, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.86 to 2013 222.88

Air rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.01

Contracts and agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.87

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.85

Depots and stations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Divesting carriers, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.85, 2013 222.86

Eminent domain, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Gravel pits, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Information, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.86

Regional railroad authorities, acquisition by, payment of costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.50

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.0274, 2013 222.26, 2013 222.27

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Trunk highway construction, relocation of railroad tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.241

Agency service, depots and stations, closing or abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.98

Agents, see RAILWAY STATION AGENTS

Air pollution control standards, Minn. Rules 7023.0110

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.01

Air tanks, boiler inspections, exception, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.988

Alteration, air pollution control systems, Minn. Rules 7023.0120

Application of law

Bridges (structures), Minn. Rules 8810.8000

Rail rehabilitation, Minn. Rules 8830.0200

Tracks, federal regulations, Minn. Rules 8830.3200

Assessments, state rail inspector, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Audits and examinations

Duty to assist state auditor, Minn. Statutes 2013 6.52

Operating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.83

Baggage, see Charges and rates under this topic

Bank loans, Minn. Rules 8830.6300 to 8830.6700

Bankruptcy, leaseholders, right of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.632

Bills of lading, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Boards of directors

Commencement of work, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.22

Members, election by shareholders, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.20, 2013 222.35

Minutes, location, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.33

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.11, 2013 222.28, 2013 222.31, 2013 222.32

Selection, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.13, 2013 222.20

Subscription books, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.22

Boilers, exemption from inspection requirements, Minn. Rules 5225.2300

Bondholders, voting rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.20

Bonds

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.13, 2013 222.23

Mergers and consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.11

Petition, connection with other roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.25

Property control agreements, copies, attaching to bond, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.21

Borrowers, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Branches

Boards of directors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28, 2013 222.32

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Routes, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28, 2013 222.32

Bridges (structures)

Additional tracks, maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46

Bridges over railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 165.06

Clearance between bridges and highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 165.05

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46

Combination highway and railroad bridges, Minn. Statutes 2013 165.13

Construction or reconstruction, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.20

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.011, 2013 270.80

Drainage systems, duties, see same under this topic

First class cities, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2013 446.04

Maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46

Toll houses, tolls, posting on, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Tolls, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Width, bridges over highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 165.05

Bridges (structures)

Application of law, Minn. Rules 8810.8000

Funding, eligibility, Minn. Rules 8810.8110

Lead paint removal, see Steel structures, lead paint removal under LEAD (MINERAL)

Building materials, sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.1200

Buildings, defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Camps, inspections, Meat and poultry inspection law, access by inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2013 31A.25

Capital improvement

Defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Projects, Minn. Rules 8830.5500

Capital stock, see Stock under this topic

Cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Cattle guards

Failure to erect, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.32, 2013 219.33

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.31

Certificates and certification

Certificates of convenience and necessity, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09, 2013 222.10

Control of property, approval, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.21

Income, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.19 to 2013 222.21

Operating property, fair market value, equalization, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.87

Certificates of convenience and necessity, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Certified copies

Claims, documents filed with, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Route alterations and designations, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28, 2013 222.32

Certified lists, lands conveyed by the state, recording, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.31

Certifying to, new roads, inspection and safety standards, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.92

Charges and rates

Contested cases, see same under this topic

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.021

Filing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.64

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031, 2013 218.041

Group rates and charges, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.64

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.64, 2013 218.031

Overcharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031, 2013 316.06

Road construction materials, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.025

Schedules, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.025, 2013 218.031

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.025

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.021, 2013 218.071

Charters, forfeitures, failure to report land transfers, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.24

Chicago Great Western Railroad, Douglas Trail, right-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2013 85.015

Chicago Northwestern Railroad, Luce Line Trail, right-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2013 85.015

Chief engineers, certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.32

Child labor, Minn. Rules 5200.0910

Cigarette distribution, Minn. Statutes 2013 297F.08

Claims against

Construction, payment of laborers or mechanics, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.29, 2013 222.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Clearance between structures and cars

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.51

Bridges (structures), Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47, 2013 219.98

Existing structures, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.45 to 2013 219.53

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.47

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.47

Obstructing space between tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.50

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.98

Overhead clearances, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47

Side clearances, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47

Tunnels, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.51 to 2013 219.53

Warning signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.52

Clearance between structures and cars

Diagrams, Minn. Rules 8830.9951

Generally, Minn. Rules 8830.3000

Variances, Minn. Rules 8830.3000

Clearance between tracks and structures

Diagrams, Minn. Rules 8830.9951, 8830.9961

No clearance signs, Minn. Rules 8830.9961

Signs, Minn. Rules 8830.9951

Warning signs for train crews, Minn. Rules 8830.9971

Coal handling facilities, Minn. Rules 7011.1100 to 7011.1140

Coal slurry and coal liquids pipelines, location near alternative routes, proposed new facilities, description, Minn. Rules 7855.0440

Collateral, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Commencement of work, stock subscriptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.22

Commercial zones, see COMMERCIAL ZONES

Common carriers

Employees, exclusion, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.041

Pesticide applications, regulations concerning, Minn. Statutes 2013 18B.346

Railroad companies defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.011

Common rate points, mileage between, fixing, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Commuter rail, see COMMUTER RAIL SYSTEM

Complaints

Dangerous crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.39, 2013 219.40

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.51

Trains stopping at crossings, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Confidential or privileged information, accounting, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

Connection with other roads

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.25

Consists

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Consolidations and mergers

Boards of directors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.11

Certificates of consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09, 2013 222.10

Creditors' rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09

Method of combination, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.11

Name, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

New corporation, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

Parallel and competing railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06, 2013 222.08

Construction

Connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.12

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.29

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 375.18

First class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2013 446.04

Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement, see same under this topic

Timber cutting, disposal of debris, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.14

Contested cases

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 177.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.64, 2013 174.65

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.10

Petitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.63

Contractors

Bond, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.29

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.29, 2013 222.30

Rail service improvement program, qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.50

Contracts and agreements

Acquiring carriers, contracts binding on, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.87

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.29, 2013 222.30, 2013 222.50

Control of property, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.21

Facilities, relocation or alteration, minimum wage, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.365

Joint or shared use for passenger rail, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.636

Leases, conditional sale provisions, equipment and rolling stock, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.16

Motor carriers of railroad employees, Minn. Statutes 2013 221.0255

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.62

Payments in lieu of bridge tolls, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Provisions for evasion of liability, voiding of contracts, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.81

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.50, 2013 222.52

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.20, 2013 219.074, 2013 219.403

Receivers, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.815

Rights-of-way over public ways, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.26

Trunk highways, railroad tracks and lands, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.241

Conveyances

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.05

Trunk highways, unneeded land for, relocation of tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.241

Corporate offices, buildings defined as nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Cranes on tracks, warning devices, electric lines, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.753

Creditors, rights, consolidations and mergers, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

Crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Culverts

Drainage systems, duties, see same under this topic

Failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.37

Damages

Cattle guards, failure to erect, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.32, 2013 219.33

Contributory negligence, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.79

Failure to fence, liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.32 to 2013 219.34

Fires caused by locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.76

Offsets, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.81

Steam railroads, employee injuries or deaths, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.77, 2013 219.79

Dams

Construction to avoid damage, Minn. Rules 6115.0220 to 6115.0222

New dams, preliminary report, Minn. Rules 6115.0410

Data, rail carriers

Confidential data, Minn. Rules 8830.5700

Disclosure, Minn. Rules 8830.5700

Rail service improvement programs, Minn. Rules 8830.5600

Use, restrictions, Minn. Rules 8830.5700

Data

Acquisitions information, classification, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.86

Rail service improvement program, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.54

Death or injury of railway personnel due to safety violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.64

Deeds of trust, recording, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.18

Definitions

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 297F.01

Common carriers, rail transportation, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.011

Human Rights Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 363A.03

Passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.61

Rail service improvement, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.48

Rail Service Improvement Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.48

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.56

Railroad acquisitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.85

Railroad property first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.631

Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Terminals, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.011

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.011

Definitions

Accidents, Minn. Rules 8830.3100

Aeronautics, Minn. Rules 8800.0100

Air pollution control, Minn. Rules 7023.0100

State-aid highways and streets, Minn. Rules 8820.0200

Demonstration projects

Capital improvement projects, Minn. Rules 8830.5500

Defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Depots and stations

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Agency service, depots and stations, closing or abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.98

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.86

Fire prevention warnings, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.57

Freight platforms, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.54

Industrial activities, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.242

Loading platforms, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.55

Property damage, critical public service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.594

Public accommodations, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2013 363A.03, 2013 363A.11, 2013 363A.12

Station houses, apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.86

Trespass, critical public service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.6055

Disclosure, rail carriers, data, Minn. Rules 8830.5700

Disclosure

Acquisitions information, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.86

Rail service improvement program data, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.54

Disposition of land or properties, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Ditches

Failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.37

Divesting carriers, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.85, 2013 222.86

Docks, piers, and wharves

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.86

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Personal property, exclusion, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.61

Drainage systems, duties

Benefits or damages to railroad, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2013 103E.315

Bridges and culverts, construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 103E.285, 2013 103E.525, 2013 103E.526, 2013 103E.721

Drinking water, operating units or consists, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Easements

Mining easements, Natural Resources Department, power to grant, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.47

Rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.01, 2013 282.04

Electricity, generating facility traffic, certificate of need applications, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Elevators

Acquisition, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Grain elevators, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Nonrailroad ownership, personal property taxes, listing, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.32

Eligible obligations, savings banks, investments in, Minn. Statutes 2013 50.14

Eminent domain

Acquisition of railroad property by government authority, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.57, 2013 174.636

Agricultural uses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.57

Connection with other roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.25

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Power to condemn, improvements, enlargements, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.38 to 2013 117.41

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.26, 2013 222.27, 2013 222.36

State rail bank, rail lines, or rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.63

Employees, see RAILROAD PERSONNEL

Enforcement of law

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Engine drivers, see RAILROAD PERSONNEL

Engineers, see RAILROAD ENGINEERS

Engines

Consists, see same under this topic

Locomotives, see same under this topic

Equipment trusts, rolling stock

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.17

Obligations, savings banks, investing in, Minn. Statutes 2013 50.14

Equipment, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.15, 2013 222.16

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Extensions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Fair market value, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Federal aid, policy guide, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Federal aid

Federal rail programs, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.51, 2013 222.53

Passenger rail, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.634

Rail safety technology, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.01

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.50 to 2013 222.52

Railroad crossings, improvement, maintenance, or repair, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.071

Federal bank loans, Minn. Rules 8830.6300 to 8830.6700

Federal rail programs

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.53

Local governments, participation, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.51

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.53

Federal Railway Labor Act, parties to suits, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 540.153

Federal regulations

Accounting, compliance requirements, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

Track standards, application of law, Minn. Rules 8830.3200

Fences

Failure to fence, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.32 to 2013 219.34

Fences between railroad and public road, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.34

Repair, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.33

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.31

Fines

Charges and rates, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071

Clearance violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.51

Crossing signs, failure to maintain, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.06

Culverts, failure to keep clean, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Ditches and culverts, failure to keep clean, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Drinking water, operating units and consists, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Freight platforms, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.54

Land grant railroads, records violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Loading platforms, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.55

Multiple tracks, railroad crossing violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.10

New roads, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Office violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Orders, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071

Parallel and competing railroads, consolidation, lease, or purchase, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06

Recovery, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071

Toilets and toilet facilities, operating units and consists, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Tracks, pedestrians on, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.26

Trains, stopping at crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071

Fire prevention

Combustible material, clearing from rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.20, 2013 88.21

Fire patrol officers, employment, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.57

Violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Fires caused by locomotives, personnel, or railroad cars

Damages, insurable interest, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.76

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.761

Fireworks, use, Minn. Statutes 2013 624.23

Fiscal year, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Flag stops, exclusion, stations, Minn. Statutes 2013 363A.03

Floodplains, flood fringe areas, construction, Minn. Rules 6120.5800

Foreign railroads, leases, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06, 2013 222.07

Forfeitures, see Fines under this topic

Franchises

Branches or extensions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Exercise in foreign states or countries, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.24

Forfeitures, failure to report land transfers, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.24

Holding or control by other railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06

Issuance, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Freight claims departments, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031, 2013 222.29, 2013 222.30

Freight platforms, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.54

Freight trains

Cars, see Freight cars under RAILROAD CARS

Freight rail economic development study, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.03

Freight

Accounting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Charges and rates, see same under this topic

Transfers, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.634

Going concern value, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Good faith, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.632

Grade crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Grain elevators, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Grants for, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Grants to, public lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.05

Gravel pits, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Gross earnings, tax, Minn. Const. art 10 s 1

Guideway projects, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.93

Hazardous materials transporters, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS

Hazardous waste transporters, see HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS

Hearings

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.01

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.47

Motor vehicles designed for highway use, disputes, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.562

Operating property, apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.86

Passenger service agreements, notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.63

Rights-of-way, use, notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 230.10, 2013 230.11

Hennepin County, contamination cleanup near, environmental response fund, Minn. Statutes 2013 383B.81

Highways, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Historic places, Northern Pacific Railroad Shops, Minn. Statutes 2013 138.664

Historic sites, Hennepin County, trail, Minn. Statutes 2013 138.662

Improvements, see Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement under this topic

Improvements

Generally, see Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement under this topic

Service improvements, Minn. Rules 8830.5300 to 8830.5700

In-kind participation, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Income certificates

Certificate holders, voting rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.20

Issuance, creation, or disposal, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.19

Property control agreements, copies, attaching to certificates, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.21

Shareholders, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.19

Incorporation by reference, federal aid, policy guide, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Indebtedness

Deeds of trust securing, recording, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.18

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.13

Holders, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.20, 2013 222.21

Mortgages securing, recording, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.18

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.13

Security agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 336.9-201

Industrial zones, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.242, 2013 173.02, 2013 173.16, 2013 428A.02

Information about, rail carriers, duties, Minn. Rules 8830.5690

Information about, supplying to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.54

Initial terminals, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Injunctions, restraining orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Inspections

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Land grant railroads, records, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Locomotive inspectors, Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21, 2013 326B.988

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.92

Public terminal warehouse yards, scales, Minn. Statutes 2013 239.081

State rail safety inspections, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.015

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Insurance, property insurance, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.76

Intrastate transportation, livestock, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Inventories, railroad crossings, Minn. Rules 8830.0100 to 8830.0300, 8830.2125

Investigations

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.64

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.47

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Invoices, filing with claims, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Junctions, trains stopping at, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.93

Land grant railroads

Fines, see same under this topic

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Land grants, county recorders, transcription of records, Minn. Statutes 2013 386.26

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Land stock

Rights, title, interest, or estate granted by, taxation, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.22

Transfers, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.24

Lands

Acquisition of land or property, see same under this topic

Land grants, county recorders, transcription of records, Minn. Statutes 2013 386.26

Lands conveyed by the state, certified lists, recording, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.31

Mineral rights reservations, Minn. Statutes 2013 93.01, 2013 93.03

Sale, taxation, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.21

Transfers, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.24

Lawsuits

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Charges and rates, reports about during pending litigation, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Claims, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Consists and operating units, drinking water and toilet facility violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Construction debts, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.29, 2013 222.30

Costs, fees, and disbursements, orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Employee injury or death, steam railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.79 to 2013 219.83

Failure to fence, damages, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.32

Fines, recovery

Clearance violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.51

Crossing violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.384, 2013 219.42

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071, 2013 219.51, 2013 219.97

Land grant railroads, records violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Fires, extinguishment, claims for reimbursement of costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.761

Intervenors, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Land transfers, failure to report, forfeiture of charter or franchises, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.24

Office violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Orders, rules, and directives, prima facie fair and reasonable, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Parallel and competing railroads, determination, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06

Parties to suits, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 540.153

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Railroad land transfers, taxability, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.23

Rates and schedules fixed by department, prima facie fair and reasonable, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Trains stopping at crossings, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.10, 2013 218.041

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2013 542.09

Leaseholders

Bankruptcy sales, right of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.632

Nonrailroad lessors, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.631

Notice received, rights-of-way, offer for sale, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.632

Leases, right of first refusal, Minn. Rules 8910.0100 to 8910.0400

Leases

Construction aid, connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.12

Contracts, see same under this topic

Foreign railroad corporations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06, 2013 222.07

Leaseholders, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.631, 2013 222.632

Lessees, culverts and ditches, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.37

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.05

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06

Tracks, liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.07

Liability

Cattle guards, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.22

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

Construction, payment of laborers or mechanics, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.29, 2013 222.30

Contracts, evasion provisions, voiding of contracts, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.81

Farm crossing gates, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.36

Fences, damages, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.32 to 2013 219.34

Fire prevention, failures of duty, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.76, 2013 219.761

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Injuries, work hour violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 181.28

Landowners, recourse, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.33

Leasing to foreign corporations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.07

Property leased to regional railroad authority, Minn. Statutes 2013 398A.03

Steam railroads, employee injuries or deaths, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.77

Tracks, leases, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.07

Transfer over tracks of more than one railroad, charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Licenses

Engineer licenses, steam locomotives, Minn. Rules 5225.1300

Railroad traffic active warning device operating licenses

Diagrams, Minn. Rules 8830.9991

Issuance, Minn. Rules 8830.2150

Liens

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

Equipment or rolling stock, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.15

Tax liens, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.20

Light rail, see LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT

Loading platforms, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.54, 2013 219.55

Loans

Locomotives, rehabilitation, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.58

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.55 to 2013 222.62

Loans, Minn. Rules 8830.6300 to 8830.6700

Local forces

County state-aid highways, see Local forces under COUNTY STATE-AID HIGHWAYS

Defined, Minn. Rules 8820.0200

Local rail freight assistance program, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Local trains, accounting, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Location or relocation

Logging railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.24

Railroads along, across, on, or under trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.45

Locomotives in commerce, application of law, Minn. Rules 5225.1300

Locomotives

Consists, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Defined as operating units, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Exclusion, vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 363A.03

Failure of equipment, corrections, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.662

Fire protection appliances, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Fires caused by, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.76, 2013 219.761

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21, 2013 326B.988

Lease or rental, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.668

Model locomotives, boiler inspections, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.988

Operating units, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Orders, speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.662

Rehabilitation, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.58

Spark arresters, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.57

Speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.661, 2013 219.662

Steam engines, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.011

Logging railroads, across highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.24

Loss or damage caused by

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.76, 2013 219.761

Insurance, authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 60A.06

Machine shops, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27, 2013 270.80

Maintenance, see Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement under this topic

Maps

Branches, filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

County topographical land maps, valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.061

Extensions, filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.92

Route alterations and designations, filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.32

Mergers, see Consolidations and mergers under this topic

Mining operations

Deactivation, Minn. Rules 6130.4100

Permits, applications, Minn. Rules 6130.4300

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 6130.0300

Mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.13, 2013 222.18

Motor vehicles designed for highway use, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.562

Municipalities, limited as to aid, Minn. Const. art 11 s 12

Names, consolidated or merged railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursement, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.62

Net liquidation value, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.92, 2013 219.97

Noise, Minn. Rules 7030.0050

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80, 2013 270.81

Notice received, information, final demands, Minn. Rules 8830.5690

Officers

Attestation, new roads, completion notices, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.92

Complaints, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.39, 2013 219.40

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.33

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Offices

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.33

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Operating property

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.83

Classification, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.13

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Docks, piers, and wharves, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80, 2013 270.86, 2013 297A.61

Fair market value, equalization, basis for tax levy and collection, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.87

Forfeiture of contracts, lands reverting to railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.81

Personal property taxes, taxable property, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.02

Sale or conversion to nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.20

Valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.81 to 2013 270.86

Operating units, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Orders

Applications, fees, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.98

Charges and rates, compliance, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.98

Compensation and salaries, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 177.27

Compliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Connection with other roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.25

Federal law, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.64, 2013 218.041

Lawsuits, costs, fees, and disbursements, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Locomotives, speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.662

Rights-of-way, disagreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 230.11

Trains stopping at crossings, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.93

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.51

Overcharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031, 2013 316.06

Parallel and competing railroads

Consolidations and mergers, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06, 2013 222.08

Determination, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06

Passenger service

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.61

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.634

High-speed rail passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.36, 2013 218.75

Intrastate passenger service, accounting, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.75

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursement, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.62

Passenger rail

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.636

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.632

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.60, 2013 174.632

Public Service Department duties, transfer to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.06

Public Utilities Commission duties, transfer to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.06

Passengers

Disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 256C.02

Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.75

Riding without paying fare, arrests, Minn. Statutes 2013 629.363

Payments by, railroad traffic signs and signals

Crossbuck signs, costs, Minn. Rules 8830.0310, 8830.0500

Private crossings, costs, Minn. Rules 8830.0310

Payments by

Cigarette taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 297F.08

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 177.27

Easements, rights-of-way over state-owned land, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.025

Firefighting and protection fees and assessments, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.761

Fires, extinguishment costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.761

Highway drainage ditches crossing railroads, costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.19

New crossings, warning devices, costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.072

Overcharges, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Property loss, damage, or injury, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.071, 2013 219.384, 2013 219.40, 2013 219.42

Payments to

Private crossings and drains, construction, maintenance, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.35

Replacement railroad lands acquired for trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.241

Permits

Issuance, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Real estate tax judgment sales, Minn. Statutes 2013 280.03, 2013 280.11

Petitions by

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.98

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.074, 2013 219.383

Places of business, railroads defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 297F.01

Planning

High speed rail passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.75

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.46

Rail service improvement, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.46

Southern rail corridor improvement, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.445

Statewide freight and passenger rail plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.03

Statewide rail transportation plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.03

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.03, 2013 222.52, 2013 222.53

Plats, filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.01, 2013 174.60, 2013 219.661, 2013 222.46

Presidents, certificates and certification

Branches, resolution for route designation, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09

Extensions, resolution for route designation, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Route alterations and designations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.32

Privileges and immunity, consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.10

Promissory notes, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.13

Property insurance

Authority to issue, Minn. Statutes 2013 60A.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.76

Property taxes, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.372

Property, right of first refusal

Appraisals, Minn. Rules 8910.0400

Bona fide offers, Minn. Rules 8910.0400

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8910.0100

Eligible persons, Minn. Rules 8910.0300

Fair market value, Minn. Rules 8910.0300

Leaseholders, eligibility, Minn. Rules 8910.0300

Negotiations, Minn. Rules 8910.0400

Notice, intent to sell, Minn. Rules 8910.0400

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 8910.0200

Property

Crimes against, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.85

Real property, see same under this topic

Structures, see same under this topic

Taxable property, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.02

Public lands, conveyance, grant, lease, or sale from municipal corporations, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.05

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2013 301B.01

Public utility equipment, see HIGHWAYS

Purchases by

Construction aid, connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.12

Equipment or rolling stock, terms, liens, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.15

Property, generally, powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.05

Quiet zones, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.166

Radioactive material, transportation, see Transportation under RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS

Rail bank, see State rail bank under this topic

Rail carriers, defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.56

Rail carriers

Accounting, Minn. Rules 8830.3300, 8830.3400

Agreements by, railroad crossings, establishment or relocation, Minn. Rules 8830.2700

Crossing inventories, duties, Minn. Rules 8830.0300

Data

Confidential data, Minn. Rules 8830.5700

Disclosure, Minn. Rules 8830.5700

Rail service improvement programs, Minn. Rules 8830.5600

Use, restrictions, Minn. Rules 8830.5700

Defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Equipment, crossings, parking and visibility, Minn. Rules 8830.0320

Grade crossings, establishment or relocation, duties, Minn. Rules 8830.2700

Information given, Minn. Rules 8830.5690

Licenses, see same under this topic

Notice given, roadways, closure for crossing maintenance, Minn. Rules 8830.2650

Notice received

Accounting, reporting requirements, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

State rail bank, acquisition of land or properties, Minn. Rules 8830.5820

Payments by, rail line rehabilitation projects, loans, Minn. Rules 8830.5300

Railroad traffic signs and signals, duties, see Rail carriers under RAILROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Reports given

Accidents, Minn. Rules 8830.3100

Accounting, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

Active warning devices, system failures, Minn. Rules 8830.3150

Annual reports, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

Confidentiality, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

Tracks, duties, see Tracks under this topic

Rail cars, lead paint removal, see Steel structures, lead paint removal under LEAD (MINERAL)

Rail equipment, crossings, parking and visibility, Minn. Rules 8830.0320

Rail lines

Abandonment of rail lines or rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, persons entitled to, Minn. Statutes 2013 514.04

Rehabilitation, acquisition, or installation, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.58

Rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Tracks, see same under this topic

Rail lines

Abandonment, Minn. Rules 8830.2750, 8830.5450

Defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Rehabilitation, Minn. Rules 8830.5300

Rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Tracks, see same under this topic

Rail Service Improvement Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.46 to 2013 222.54

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.50 to 2013 222.52

Rail service

Capital improvement projects, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.58

Continuation, termination, or modification, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.64

Rail service

Defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Improvement programs, Minn. Rules 8830.5300 to 8830.5700

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee account, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.57 to 2013 222.59, 2013 222.63

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.55 to 2013 222.62

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Rules 8830.6300 to 8830.6700

Rail users

Financial or other assistance to, rural development financing authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 469.142

Loans by, rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.50

Rail users

Data, rail service improvement programs, Minn. Rules 8830.5600

Financial or other assistance to, Minn. Rules 8830.5500

Loans by, rail line rehabilitation projects, Minn. Rules 8830.5300

Payments to, rail line rehabilitation project loans, Minn. Rules 8830.5300

Railroad cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Railroad companies

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2013 6.52, 2013 270.83

Bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.632

Boards of directors, see same under this topic

Bonds, see same under this topic

Consolidations and mergers, see same under this topic

Consulting, commuter rail system, planning, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.84

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2013 316.06

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Oaths, annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.82

Presidents, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09, 2013 222.28, 2013 222.32

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2013 301B.01

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.37, 2013 219.815

Records and record keeping, see same under this topic

Reports given, see same under this topic

Review by, southern rail corridor improvement plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.445

Rights, privileges, and franchises, forfeiture, Minn. Statutes 2013 316.06

Secretaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09, 2013 222.28, 2013 222.32

Securities, Minn. Statutes 2013 50.14

Shares, see Stock under this topic

Track safety technology grants, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.01

Railroad companies

Active warning devices, duties, Minn. Rules 8830.2425

Notice received, state rail bank, acquisition of land or property, Minn. Rules 8830.5820

Stock, annual reports, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

Railroad interest

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.631

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.37, 2013 219.815

Records and record keeping, see same under this topic

Reports given, see same under this topic

Railroad operators, driver's license display, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.035, 2013 171.03

Railroad ties, open burnings, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.171

Railroad track scales, see COMMERCIAL SCALES

Railroads along, across, on, or under trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.45

Railway utilities

Electrical systems, inspections, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.36

Employees, electrician's license exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.33

Ramsey County, environmental response fund for cleanup along, Minn. Statutes 2013 383A.81

Real property

Acquisition of land or property, see same under this topic

Lands, see same under this topic

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80, 2013 270.81

Title to, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2013 541.023

Rebates, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.021, 2013 218.041

Receipts, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.37, 2013 219.815

Records and record keeping

Access, locomotive inspections, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Alteration of routes, resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.31

Branches, routes, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Extensions, routes, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Land grant railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Locomotive inspections, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Routes, designations and alterations, certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.32

Subscription books, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.22

Removal, air pollution control systems, Minn. Rules 7023.0120

Rendering inoperative, air pollution control systems, Minn. Rules 7023.0120

Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement

Constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 11 s 5

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 375.18

First class cities, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2013 446.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Transportation department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.632 to 2013 174.636

Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement

Air pollution control systems, Minn. Rules 7023.0120

Application of law, Minn. Rules 8830.0200

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Rules 8830.5300 to 8830.5700

Reports given

Accidents, wrecks, and casualties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.82, 2013 270.83

Cigarette sales, Minn. Statutes 2013 297F.08

Fire protection appliances on locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21, 2013 219.57

Information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Lands, transfer, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.24

Operating property, sale or forfeiture, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.20

Reports required by state auditor, Minn. Statutes 2013 6.52

Research, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.53

Rights-of-way

Abandonment of rail lines or rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.0274, 2013 116J.423, 2013 222.26, 2013 222.27

Air tanks installed on, boiler inspection, exception, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.988

Bankruptcy, leaseholders, rights of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.632

Best management practices, prairie lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.99

Branch railroad tracks, construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 373.04

Combustible material, clearing, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 375.18

Dangerous obstructions, removal, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.384

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Disagreements with railroad, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 230.10, 2013 230.11

Disposition, funds, depositing, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.50

Ditches and culverts, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.37, 2013 219.97

Drainage ditches crossing, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.19

Eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.26, 2013 222.27, 2013 222.36

Fences, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.31, 2013 219.33

Field reviews, prairie lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.99

Fire prevention, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.57

Fires near, reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.21

Historic sites, trail along right of way, Hennepin County, Minn. Statutes 2013 138.662

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.015

Leases, liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.07

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.99

Noxious weeds, destruction, eradication, see Control or eradication under NOXIOUS WEEDS

Petroleum tank release cleanup, reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2013 115C.09

Public ways, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.26, 2013 222.27

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.19

Roads on or parallel to, not legal highways, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.05

Sale or offer for sale, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.632

State-owned land, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.0274, 2013 222.025

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.57, 2013 174.50, 2013 222.63

State trails, Minn. Statutes 2013 85.015

Telegraph lines, construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.36

Telephone lines, construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.36

Use, Minn. Statutes 2013 230.09 to 2013 230.11, 2013 441.48

Voting precincts, boundaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.14

Rights-of-way

Abandonment, Minn. Rules 8830.2750, 8830.5450

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Obstructions, clearing, Minn. Rules 8830.0320

Right of first refusal, Minn. Rules 8910.0100 to 8910.0400

Rolling stock

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.56

Equipment trusts, filing, validity, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.17

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 290.191

Leasing contracts, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.16

Locomotives, see same under this topic

Purchase, terms, liens, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.15

Railroad cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Rehabilitation or acquisition, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.58

Sales and use taxes, see SALES AND USE TAXES

Routes

Alteration, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.31, 2013 222.32

Branches, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28, 2013 222.32

Extensions, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28

Records, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.28, 2013 222.31, 2013 222.32

Rulemaking about, continuance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216A.08

Rural areas, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

Safety, tracks

Rail line rehabilitation, eligibility, Minn. Rules 8830.5300

Standards, federal regulations, application of law, Minn. Rules 8830.3200

Safety

Death or injury of railway personnel due to safety violations, contributory negligence, assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.64

Inspections and inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.015

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.01, 2013 219.071, 2013 219.92

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.53

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.501, 2013 219.51

Sales

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06

State rail bank property, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.63

Scales, railroad track scales, Minn. Rules 7601.3000 to 7601.3030

Secretaries

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09, 2013 222.28

Filing with, routes, designations and alterations, certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.32

Securities, railroad equipment trust obligations, investments in, by banks, Minn. Rules 2675.2050

Securities, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.11

Security, inspections and inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.015

Service of process on

Complaints, use of rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2013 230.10

Freight platforms, provision, notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.54

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.33

Shareholders' meetings

Annual meeting, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.20, 2013 222.35

Consolidations and mergers, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09

Construction aid, connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.12

Property control agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.21

Shareholders

Approvals by, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09, 2013 222.12, 2013 222.19 to 2013 222.21

Boards of directors, selection, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.20, 2013 222.35

Lists, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.09, 2013 222.33

Meetings, see Shareholders' meetings under this topic

Property control agreements, entering, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.21

Voting rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.20, 2013 222.35

Shares, see Stock under this topic

Shops, machine shops, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Side tracks, see Tracks under this topic

Sidings, commercial or industrial activities

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.242

Exclusion, outdoor advertising, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.02

Signals, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Signs and signals, see RAILROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Smoking regulations, generally, see SMOKING

Spurs, see Tracks under this topic

Standards, tracks, safety, federal regulations, application of law, Minn. Rules 8830.3200

State aid, limitation, Minn. Const. art 11 s 2,5

State auditor, duty to assist, Minn. Statutes 2013 6.52

State bank loans, Minn. Rules 8830.6300 to 8830.6700

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.57, 2013 174.50, 2013 222.63

State rail safety inspector, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041, 2013 219.015

Statewide rail transportation plan, see Planning under this topic

Station agents, see RAILWAY STATION AGENTS

Station houses, see Depots and stations under this topic

Stationary steam locomotives, engineer licenses, Minn. Rules 5225.1300

Stations, explosives and blasting agents, storage, Minn. Rules 7500.2200 to 7500.2400

Statutes of limitations

Employee injury or death, steam railroads, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.83

Real property, title to, Minn. Statutes 2013 541.023

Steam engines, defined as trains, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.011

Steam locomotives in commerce, exemption from inspection, Minn. Rules 5225.2300

Steam locomotives, engineer licenses, Minn. Rules 5225.1300

Stock, annual reports, Minn. Rules 8830.3400

Stock

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2013 302A.021

Consolidations and mergers, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.11

Depots and stations, see same under this topic

Holding or control by other railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.11, 2013 222.19

Land stock, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.22, 2013 272.24

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2013 322B.02

Par value, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.11

Preferred stock, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.19, 2013 222.21

Shareholders, duties, rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.19 to 2013 222.21

Special stock, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.19, 2013 222.21

Subscription, construction aid for connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.12

Subscription books, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.22

Unpaid or fictitious stock, sale, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.23

Stockyards, see STOCKYARDS

Streets, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Structures

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.86

Clearances between structures and cars, see same under this topic

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Depots and stations, see same under this topic

Subpoenas, information required, Minn. Rules 8830.5690

Subpoenas

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Information requested by Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.54

Subscription books, see Records and record keeping under this topic

Surveys, aerial photograph surveys, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.50

Swamplands, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.04

Switching and drayage, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041, 2013 219.501, 2013 219.51

Switching and handling facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Tank cars, aboveground storage tanks, exclusion from rules, Minn. Rules 7151.1300

Tax assessments

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.372

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.81

Operating property reverting to railroad, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.20

Tax liability, operating property, reversion, failure to report, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.20

Tax liens, operating property reverting to railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.20

Taxes

Allocation to Minnesota, Minn. Rules 8106.0500

Apportionment, Minn. Rules 8106.0700, 8106.9900

Assessment/sales ratio computation, Minn. Rules 8106.0800

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8106.0100

Equalization, Minn. Rules 8106.0800

Exempt property, Minn. Rules 8106.0600

Nonformula assessed property, Minn. Rules 8106.0600

Reporting requirements, Minn. Rules 8106.0300

Table, apportionment process example, Minn. Rules 8106.9900

Valuation

Adjustments, Minn. Rules 8106.0600

Bankrupt railroads, Minn. Rules 8106.0400

Cost approach, Minn. Rules 8106.0400

Income approach, Minn. Rules 8106.0400

Railroads failing to file, Minn. Rules 8106.0300

Stock and debt approach, Minn. Rules 8106.0400

Unit value computation, Minn. Rules 8106.0400

Technical assistance, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.545

Telephone and telegraph companies, Minn. Statutes 2013 237.03

Terminals, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.011, 2013 219.551

Through trains, accounting, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Toilets and toilet facilities

Motor vehicles designed for highway use, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.562

Operating units or consists, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Track motor cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.561

Track scales, inspections, Weights and Measures Division, Minn. Statutes 2013 239.081

Tracks

Abandonment, removal, or closing for traffic, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.57, 2013 174.50, 2013 219.98, 2013 222.63

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.242, 2013 173.02

Defined as rail line, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.48

Defined as real property, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.03

Electric lines, crossing or paralleling, Minn. Statutes 2013 237.04, 2013 237.05

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.015

Ladder tracks, clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47

Leases, liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.07

Maintenance, construction, and operation, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.632, 2013 218.041

Multiple tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.09, 2013 219.10

Obstructing space between tracks, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.50

Parallel tracks, clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47

Pedestrians on, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.26

Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement, see same under this topic

Safety, see same under this topic

Side tracks, maintenance, construction, and operation, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Switch position indicator signals, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.01

Value, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.86

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.85

Yard tracks

Clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.501

Tracks

Abandonment, Minn. Rules 8830.2750, 8830.5450

Anhydrous ammonia

Containers, location, Minn. Rules 1513.0130

Loading and unloading requirements, Minn. Rules 1513.0640

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Rules 8830.3000, 8830.9951

Grade crossings, see under RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Grade separation, see under RAILROAD CROSSINGS

New tracks, Minn. Rules 8830.2700

Owners and ownership

Active warning devices, duties, Minn. Rules 8830.2425

Grade crossings, duties, Minn. Rules 8830.2700, 8830.2750

New tracks, duties, Minn. Rules 8830.2700

Track removal, abandoned railroad crossings, duties, Minn. Rules 8830.2750

Private tracks, anhydrous ammonia, loading and unloading, Minn. Rules 1513.0640

Railroad traffic signs and signals, approaching tracks, Minn. Rules 8830.2125

Relocation, Minn. Rules 8830.2700

Removal, Minn. Rules 8830.2750

Safety standards, Minn. Rules 8830.3200, 8830.5300

Track circuits, active warning devices, Minn. Rules 8830.1200

Traffic control, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Trains, public conveyances, trains defined as, clean indoor air, Minn. Rules 4620.0100

Trains

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.011

Exclusion, motor vehicle sales tax, Minn. Statutes 2013 297B.01

Local trains, accounting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Through trains, accounting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031

Trains approaching crossings, unsafe crossings, prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.26

Transfer facilities

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Transportation by

Hazardous materials, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS

Iron ore on state mineral lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 93.20

Traverse ways, railroads defined as, aeronautics, Minn. Rules 8800.0100

Trestles, defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.80

Trucks, motor carrier permits, Minn. Statutes 2013 221.121

Tunnels, clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46

Two-cycle engines, air pollution control systems, exemption, Minn. Rules 7023.0115

Underpasses, improvements, first class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2013 446.04

Uniform traffic control devices, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Urban areas, defined, Minn. Rules 8830.0100

User loans, Minn. Rules 8830.6300 to 8830.6700

Valuation of property

Notice, Revenue Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.81, 2013 270.84

Operating property, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.81, 2013 270.83 to 2013 270.86

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.82

Variances, clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Rules 8830.3000

Viaducts, improvements, first class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2013 446.04

Violations and penalties

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.021, 2013 218.071

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.46, 2013 219.51 to 2013 219.53

Complaints, filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.51

Consolidations and mergers, parallel and competing railroads, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06

Cranes on tracks, warning device or electric line violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.753

Culverts, failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Ditches, failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Drinking water, consists and operating units, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.021, 2013 219.015

Fences, failure to fence, liability, damages, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.32 to 2013 219.34

Fire patrol officers, failure to appoint, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.20

Fire prevention, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.57

Freight platforms, noncompliance, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.54

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.031, 2013 218.071

Injury, accident or derailment, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.85

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.041

Land grant railroads, records violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Loading platforms, noncompliance, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.55

Motor vehicles designed for highway use, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.562

New roads, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97

Obstructing space between tracks, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.50

Office violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.34

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.06, 2013 222.23

Orders, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071

Railroad companies, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.83

Reporting violations, land transfers, forfeiture of charter and franchises, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.24

Rules, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 218.071

State rail bank property, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.63

State rail safety inspector, powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.015

Stock, unpaid or fictitious, sale, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.23

Toilets and toilet facilities, consists and operating units, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.551

Track motor cars, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.561

Tracks

Obstructions on, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.85

Pedestrians on, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.26

Trains, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.97, 2013 609.85

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.501, 2013 219.51

Warehouses, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27, 2013 273.32

Warning devices, cranes on tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.753

Wye connections, property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.02

Yard switching, locomotives, speedometers, exception, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.662

Yards

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.27

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.015

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.015, 2013 219.46, 2013 219.47

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2013 219.501

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