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RAILROADS

Abandonment of rail lines or rights-of-way

Acquisition by other than Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63

Bankruptcy, leaseholders' rights of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.632

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63

Preservation, see REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITIES

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57, 2004 174.50, 2004 222.63

Surface Transportation Board proceedings, intervenor, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63

Tracks, see same under this topic

Accidents, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Accounting and bookkeeping

Financial control procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.53

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031, 2004 218.041

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041, 2004 222.53

Acquiring carriers, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.85

Acquisition of land or property

Acquiring carrier, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.86 to 2004 222.88

Air rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.01

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.85

Depots and stations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Divesting carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.85, 2004 222.86

Eminent domain, see same under this topic

Gravel pits, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Information, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.86

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041, 2004 222.87

Regional railroad authorities, acquisition by, payment of costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.0274, 2004 222.26, 2004 222.27

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Trunk highway construction, relocation of railroad tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.241

Agency service, depots and stations

Closing or abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.98

Agents, see RAILWAY STATION AGENTS

Agreements by

Control of property, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.21

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.074, 2004 219.403

Rights-of-way over public ways, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.26

Trunk highways, railroad tracks and lands, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.241

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.01

Air tanks, boiler inspections, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 183.56

Appeals by, operating property, valuation, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.88

Application of law

Bankruptcy, leaseholders' right of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.632

Branches, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Consolidations and mergers, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.14

Extensions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Railroad corporations, consolidations, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.14

Shares, issuance, limited liability companies, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 322B.02

Structures and cars, clearance between, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.45 to 2004 219.53

Telephone and telegraph companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.03

Toilets and toilet facilities, operating units or consists, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Tracks, safety standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041, 2004 219.01

Audits and examinations

Duty to assist state auditor, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.52

Gross earnings, public examiner's office duties, transfer to Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.084

Operating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.83

Baggage, see Rates and charges under this topic

Bankruptcy, leaseholders, right of first refusal

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.632

Bills of lading, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031, 2004 235.04

Boards of directors

Commencement of work, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.22

Members, election by shareholders, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.20, 2004 222.35

Minutes, location, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.33

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.11, 2004 222.28, 2004 222.31, 2004 222.32

Selection, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.13, 2004 222.20

Shares, issuance and disposal, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.54

Subscription books, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.22

Bondholders, voting rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.20

Bonds

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.13, 2004 222.23

Mergers and consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.11

Petition, connection with other roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.25

Property control agreements, copies, attaching to bond, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.21

Branches

Boards of directors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28, 2004 222.32

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Routes, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28, 2004 222.32

Bridges (structures)

Additional tracks, maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46

Bridges over railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 165.06

Clearance between bridges and highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 165.05

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46

Combination highway and railroad bridges, Minn. Statutes 2004 165.13

Construction or reconstruction, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.20

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.011, 2004 270.80

Drainage systems, duties, see same under this topic

First class cities, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 446.04

Maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46

Toll houses, tolls, posting on, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Tolls, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Width, bridges over highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 165.05

Buildings, defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Camps, inspections, Meat and poultry inspection law

Access by inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2004 31A.25

Capital stock, see Stock under this topic

Cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Cattle guards

Care, standard, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.31

Failure to erect, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.32, 2004 219.33

Railroads, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.31

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.31

Certificates and certification

Certificates of convenience and necessity, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09, 2004 222.10

Control of property, approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.21

Income, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.19 to 2004 222.21

Operating property, fair market value, equalization, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.87

Certificates of convenience and necessity

Issuance, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Certified copies

Claims, documents filed with, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Route alterations and designations, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28, 2004 222.32

Certified lists, lands conveyed by the state, recording, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.31

Certifying to, new roads

Inspection and safety standards, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.92

Charters, forfeitures, failure to report land transfers, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.24

Chicago Great Western Railroad

Douglas trail, right-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 85.015

Chicago Northwestern Railroad

Luce line trail, right-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 85.015

Chief engineers, certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.32

Cigarette distribution, Minn. Statutes 2004 297F.08

Claims against

Construction, payment of laborers or mechanics, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.29, 2004 222.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Clearance between structures and cars

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.45 to 2004 219.53

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.51

Bridges (structures), Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.47, 2004 219.98

Existing structures, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.47

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.47

Obstructing space between tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.50

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.98

Overhead clearances, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.47

Side clearances, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.47

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.47

Tunnels, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Warning signs, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.52

Commencement of work, stock subscriptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.22

Commercial zones, see COMMERCIAL ZONES

Common carriers

Employees, exclusion, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.041

Railroad companies defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.011

Common rate points, mileage between, fixing, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Complaints

Dangerous crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.39, 2004 219.40

Trains stopping at crossings, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Connection with other roads

Construction, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.25

Consists

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Consolidations and mergers

Application of law, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.14

Boards of directors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.11

Certificates of consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09, 2004 222.10

Creditors' rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

Generally, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09

Method of combination, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.11

Name, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

New corporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

Officers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09

Parallel and competing railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06, 2004 222.08

Railroad corporations, application of law, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.14

Shareholders, approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09

Construction

Connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.12

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.29

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 375.18

First class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2004 446.04

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

Timber cutting, disposal of debris, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.14

Contested cases

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64, 2004 174.65

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.10

Petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63

Contractors

Bond, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.29

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.29, 2004 222.30

Rail service improvement program, qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50

Contracts

Acquiring carriers, contracts binding on, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.87

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.29, 2004 222.30, 2004 222.50

Facilities, relocation or alteration, minimum wage, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.365

Leases, conditional sale provisions, equipment and rolling stock, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.16

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.62

Payments in lieu of bridge tolls, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Provisions for evasion of liability, voiding of contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.81

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50, 2004 222.52

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.20

Receivers, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.815

Conveyances

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.05

Trunk highways, unneeded land for, relocation of tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.241

Cooperation, prairie lands in rights-of-way

Best management practices, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.99

Corporate offices

Buildings defined as nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Cranes on tracks, warning devices, electric lines, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.753

Creditors, rights, consolidations and mergers, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

Crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Culverts

Drainage systems, duties, see same under this topic

Failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.37

Damages

Cattle guards, failure to erect, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.32, 2004 219.33

Contributory negligence, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.79

Failure to fence, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.32 to 2004 219.34

Fires caused by locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.76

Offsets, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.81

Steam railroads, employee injuries or deaths, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.77, 2004 219.79

Data

Acquisitions information, classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.86

Rail service improvement program, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.54

Deeds of trust, recording, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.18

Definitions

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297F.01

Common carriers, rail transportation, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.011

Passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.61

Rail Service Improvement Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.48

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.56

Railroad acquisitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.85

Railroad property first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.631

Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Southern rail corridor improvement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.445

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63

Terminals, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.011

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Depots and stations

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Agency service, depots and stations, closing or abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.98

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.86

Critical public service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.594, 2004 609.6055

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.03

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.03

Freight platforms, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.54

Industrial activities, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.242

Loading platforms, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.55

Posting (notices), fire prevention warnings, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Station houses, apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.86

Disclosure

Acquisitions information, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.86

Rail service improvement program data, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.54

Ditches

Failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.37

Divesting carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.85, 2004 222.86

Docks, piers, and wharves

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.86

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Personal property, exclusion, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.61

Drainage systems, duties

Benefits or damages to railroad, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2004 103E.315

Bridges and culverts, construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 103E.285, 2004 103E.525, 2004 103E.526, 2004 103E.721

Drinking water, operating units or consists, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Easements

Mining easements, Natural Resources Department, power to grant, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.47

Rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 282.01, 2004 282.04

Elevators

Acquisition, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Grain elevators, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Nonrailroad ownership, personal property taxes, listing, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2004 273.32

Prohibited charges, Minn. Statutes 2004 235.06

Eligible obligations, savings banks, investments in, Minn. Statutes 2004 50.14

Eminent domain

Acquisition of railroad property by government authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57

Agricultural uses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57

Connection with other roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.25

Property, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Right to condemn, improvements, enlargements, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.38 to 2004 117.41

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.26, 2004 222.27, 2004 222.36

State rail bank, rail lines, or rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Warehouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Yards, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Employees, see RAILROAD PERSONNEL

Enforcement of law

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 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

Filing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.17

Obligations, savings banks, investing in, Minn. Statutes 2004 50.14

Validity, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.17

Equipment, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.15, 2004 222.16

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Extensions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Fair market value, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.631

Federal aid

Federal rail service continuation program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.48, 2004 222.51, 2004 222.53

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50 to 2004 222.52

Railroad crossings, improvement, maintenance, or repair, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.071

Federal rail service continuation program

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.48

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.53

Local governments, participation, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.51

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.53

Federal Railway Labor Act

Parties to suits, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 540.153

Fences

Failure to fence, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.32 to 2004 219.34

Fences between railroad and public road, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.34

Repair, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.33

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.31

Fines

Clearance violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.51

Crossing signs, failure to maintain, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.06

Culverts, failure to keep clean, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Ditches and culverts, failure to keep clean, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Drinking water, operating units and consists, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Fire prevention violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Freight platforms, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.54

Land grant railroads, records violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Loading platforms, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.55

Multiple tracks, railroad crossing violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.10

New roads, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Office violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Orders, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071

Parallel and competing railroads, consolidation, lease, or purchase, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

Rates and charges violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071

Recovery, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071

Toilets and toilet facilities, operating units and consists, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Trains, stopping at crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071, 2004 235.13

Fire prevention

Combustible material, clearing from rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.20, 2004 88.21

Extinguishment, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Fire patrol officers, employment, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.20

Fires, tending, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Instruction, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Patrollers, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Reporting, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21, 2004 219.57

Fires caused by locomotives, personnel, or railroad cars

Damages, insurable interest, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.76

Extinguishment, claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.761

Severability of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.761

State fire marshal, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.761

Fireworks, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 624.23

Fiscal year, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Flag stops, exclusion, stations, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.03

Foreign railroads, leases, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06, 2004 222.07

Forfeitures, see Fines under this topic

Franchises

Branches or extensions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Exercise in foreign states or countries, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.24

Forfeitures, failure to report land transfers, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.24

Holding or control by other railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

Issuance, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Freight claims departments, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031, 2004 222.29, 2004 222.30

Freight platforms, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.54

Freight trains, see Freight cars under RAILROAD CARS

Freight

Accounting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Rates and charges, see same under this topic

Transfers, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Good faith, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.632

Grade crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Grain elevators, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Grants to, public lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.05

Gravel pits, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

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

Hazardous materials transporters, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS

Hazardous waste transporters, see HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS

Hearings

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.01

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.47

Motor vehicles designed for highway use, disputes, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.562

Operating property, apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.86

Passenger service agreements, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.63

Rights-of-way, use, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 230.10, 2004 230.11

Hennepin County, contamination cleanup near

Environmental response fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 383B.81

Historic places

Northern Pacific Railroad Shops, Minn. Statutes 2004 138.664

Historic sites, Hennepin County, trail, Minn. Statutes 2004 138.662

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

Income certificates

Certificate holders, voting rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.20

Issuance, creation, or disposal, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.19

Property control agreements, copies, attaching to certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.21

Shareholders, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.19

Indebtedness

Application of law, security agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.9-201

Deeds of trust securing, recording, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.18

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.13

Holders, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.20, 2004 222.21

Mortgages securing, recording, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.18

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.13

Industrial zones, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.242, 2004 173.02, 2004 173.16, 2004 428A.02

Information about

Supplying to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.54

Initial terminals, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Injunctions, restraining orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Inspections

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Land grant railroads, records, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Locomotive inspectors, Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21, 2004 183.56

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.92

Public terminal warehouse yards, scales, Minn. Statutes 2004 233.24, 2004 239.081

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Insurance, property insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.76

Interpretation of law

Forest fire prevention, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.87

Joint through rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Rates and charges, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.021

Tax liens and assessments, operating property, reversion to railroad, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.20

Intrastate transportation, livestock, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Investigations

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.47

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Invoices, filing with claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Junctions, trains stopping at, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.93

Land grant railroads

Fines, see same under this topic

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Land grants, county recorders, transcription of records, Minn. Statutes 2004 386.26

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Land stock

Rights, title, interest, or estate granted by, taxation, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.22

Transfers, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.24

Lands

Acquisition of land or property, see same under this topic

Land grants, county recorders, transcription of records, Minn. Statutes 2004 386.26

Lands conveyed by the state, certified lists, recording, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.31

Mineral rights reservations, Minn. Statutes 2004 93.01, 2004 93.03

Sale, taxation, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.21

Tax-exempt lands, property tax, mistaken payment refunds, Minn. Statutes 2004 283.07

Transfers, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.24

Lawsuits

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Consists and operating units, drinking water and toilet facility violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Construction debts, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.29, 2004 222.30

Costs, fees, and disbursements, orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Employee injury or death, steam railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.79 to 2004 219.83

Failure to fence, damages, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.32

Fines, recovery

Clearance violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.51

Crossing violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.384, 2004 219.42

Ditches and culverts, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071, 2004 219.51, 2004 219.97

Land grant railroads, records violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Fires, extinguishment, claims for reimbursement of costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.761

Intervenors, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Land transfers, failure to report, forfeiture of charter or franchises, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.24

Office violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Orders, rules, and directives, prima facie fair and reasonable, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Parallel and competing railroads, determination, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

Parties to suits, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 540.153

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Railroad land transfers, taxability, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.23

Rates and charges, reports about during pending litigation, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Rates and schedules fixed by department, prima facie fair and reasonable, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Trains stopping at crossings, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.10, 2004 218.041

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2004 542.09

Leaseholders

Bankruptcy sales, right of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.632

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.631

Nonrailroad lessors, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.631

Notice received, rights-of-way, offer for sale, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.632

Leases

Construction aid, connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.12

Contracts, see same under this topic

Foreign railroad corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06, 2004 222.07

Leaseholders, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.631, 2004 222.632

Lessees, culverts and ditches, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.37

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.05

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

Tracks, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.07

Liability

Cattle guards, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.22

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

Construction, payment of laborers or mechanics, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.29, 2004 222.30

Contracts, evasion provisions, voiding of contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.81

Farm crossing gates, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.36

Fences, damages, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.32 to 2004 219.34

Fire prevention, failures of duty, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.76, 2004 219.761

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Injuries, work hour violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.28

Landowners, recourse, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.33

Leasing to foreign corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.07

Property leased to regional railroad authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 398A.03

Steam railroads, employee injuries or deaths, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.77

Tracks, leases, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.07

Transfer over tracks of more than one railroad, rates and charges, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Liens

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

Equipment or rolling stock, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.15

Tax liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.20

Loading platforms, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.54, 2004 219.55

Loans

Locomotives, rehabilitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.58

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.55 to 2004 222.62

Local trains, accounting, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Location or relocation

Logging railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.24

Railroads along, across, on, or under trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.45

Locomotives

Consists, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Defined as operating units, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Exclusion, vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.03

Failure of equipment, corrections, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.662

Fire protection appliances, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Fires caused by, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.76, 2004 219.761

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21, 2004 183.56

Lease or rental, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.668

Model locomotives, boiler inspections, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 183.56

Operating units, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Orders, speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.662

Rehabilitation, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.58

Spark arresters, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.661, 2004 219.662

Steam engines, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Logging railroads, across highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.24

Loss or damage caused by

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.76, 2004 219.761

Insurance, authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.06

Machine shops, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27, 2004 270.80

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

Maps

Branches, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

County topographical land maps, valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2004 273.061

Extensions, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.92

Route alterations and designations, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.32

Mergers, see Consolidations and mergers under this topic

Mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.13, 2004 222.18

Motor vehicles designed for highway use, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.562

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

Names, consolidated or merged railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

National railroad passenger corporation

Reimbursement, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.62

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.92, 2004 219.97

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80, 2004 270.81

Notice given

Acquiring carriers, acquisitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.86

Annual meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.35

Locomotives, speedometer compliance, time, lists, and schedules, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.662

New roads, completion, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.92

Rates and charges, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Notice received

Fences, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.34

Fires, extinguishment, claims for reimbursement of costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.761

Freight platforms, provision, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.54

Laborers or mechanics, claims for payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.30

Operating property, valuation, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.84, 2004 270.85

Petitions, receipt, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Railroad crossings

Dangerous obstructions, removal, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.384

Proposals to vacate, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.074

Protection, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.14

Stop crossings, designation, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.20

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.10

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.025, 2004 230.10

Officers

Attestation, new roads, completion notices, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.92

Complaints, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.39, 2004 219.40

Office, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.33

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.33

Unpaid or fictitious stock, sale, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.23

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Offices

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.33

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Operating property

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.81

Assessors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.81

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.83

Classification, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 273.13

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Determination by Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.81

Docks, piers, and wharves, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80, 2004 270.86, 2004 297A.61

Fair market value, equalization, basis for tax levy and collection, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.87

Forfeiture of contracts, lands reverting to railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.20

Personal property taxes, taxable property, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.02

Sale or conversion to nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.20

Tax exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.81

Valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.81 to 2004 270.86

Operating units, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Orders

Applications, fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.98

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.98

Compensation and salaries, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Connection with other roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.25

Federal law, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64, 2004 218.041

Lawsuits, costs, fees, and disbursements, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Locomotives, speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.662

Rates and charges, compliance, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Rights-of-way, disagreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 230.11

Trains stopping at crossings, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.93

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Ordinances, quiet zones, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.166

Overcharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031, 2004 316.06

Parallel and competing railroads

Consolidations and mergers, see same under this topic

Determination, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

Passenger service

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.61

High-speed rail passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.36, 2004 218.75

Intrastate passenger service, accounting, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.75

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursement, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.62

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.60

Public Service Department duties, transfer to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.06

Public Utilities Commission duties, transfer to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.06

Passengers

Disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 256C.02

Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.75

Riding without paying fare, arrests, Minn. Statutes 2004 629.363

Payments by

Cigarette taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297F.08

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Easements, rights-of-way over state-owned land, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.025

Firefighting and protection fees and assessments, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.761

Fires, extinguishment costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.761

Highway drainage ditches crossing railroads, costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.19

New crossings, warning devices, costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.072

Overcharges, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Property loss, damage, or injury, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.071, 2004 219.384, 2004 219.40, 2004 219.42

Payments to

Private crossings and drains, construction, maintenance, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.35

Replacement railroad lands acquired for trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.241

Permits

Issuance, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Real estate tax judgment sales, Minn. Statutes 2004 280.03, 2004 280.11

Petitions by

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.98

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.074, 2004 219.383

Places of business, railroads defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 297F.01

Planning

High speed rail passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.75

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.46

Rail service improvement, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.46

Southern rail corridor improvement, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.445

Statewide rail transportation plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.03

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.03, 2004 222.52, 2004 222.53

Plats, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.01, 2004 174.60, 2004 219.661, 2004 222.46

Presidents, certificates and certification

Branches, resolution for route designation, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09

Extensions, resolution for route designation, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Route alterations and designations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.32

Privileges and immunity

Consolidations and mergers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.10

Promissory notes, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.13

Property insurance

Authority to issue, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.76

Property

Crimes against, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.85

Real property, see same under this topic

Structures, see same under this topic

Taxable property, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.02

Public lands

Conveyance, grant, lease, or sale from municipal corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.05

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.03

Public terminal warehouses, see under TERMINAL WAREHOUSES

Purchases by

Construction aid, connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.12

Equipment or rolling stock, terms, liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.15

Property, generally, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.05

Quiet zones, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.166

Rail carriers, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.56

Rail lines

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

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.48

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, persons entitled to, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.04

Rehabilitation, acquisition, or installation, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.58

Rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Tracks, see same under this topic

Rail Service Improvement Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.46 to 2004 222.54

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50 to 2004 222.52

Rail service

Capital improvement projects, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.58

Continuation, termination, or modification, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.48

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee account, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.57 to 2004 222.59, 2004 222.63

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.55 to 2004 222.62

Rail users

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.48

Financial or other assistance to, rural development financing authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.142

Loans by, rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50

Railroad cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Railroad companies

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.52, 2004 270.084, 2004 270.83

Bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2004 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 2004 174.84

Definitions, Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2004 316.06

Duration, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.13

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Mergers, see Consolidations and mergers under this topic

Oaths, annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.82

Presidents, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09, 2004 222.28, 2004 222.32

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.03

Qualifying railroad corporations, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 50.14

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.37, 2004 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 2004 219.445

Rights, privileges, and franchises, forfeiture, Minn. Statutes 2004 316.06

Secretaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09, 2004 222.28, 2004 222.32

Shares, see Stock under this topic

Railroad interest

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.631

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.37, 2004 219.815

Records and record keeping, see same under this topic

Reports given, see same under this topic

Railroad ties, open burnings, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.171

Railroad track scales, see COMMERCIAL SCALES

Railroads along, across, on, or under trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.45

Railway utilities

Electrical systems, inspections, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 326.244

Employees, electrician's license exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 326.242

Ramsey County

Environmental response fund for cleanup along, Minn. Statutes 2004 383A.81

Rates and charges

Approvals, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Changes, publication and notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Common rate points, fixing mileage between, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Contested cases, see same under this topic

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.021

Filing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Group rates and charges, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64

Joint through rates, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Livestock, intrastate transportation, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64, 2004 218.031

Overcharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031, 2004 316.06

Public inspection, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Road construction materials, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.025

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Schedules, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.025, 2004 218.031, 2004 218.041

Setting, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Switching and drayage, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Temporary rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Transfer of freight to connecting lines, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.025, 2004 218.041

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Real property

Acquisition of land or property, see same under this topic

Lands, see same under this topic

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80, 2004 270.81

Title to, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 541.023

Rebates, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.021, 2004 218.041

Receipts, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.37, 2004 219.815

Records and record keeping

Access, locomotive inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Alteration of routes, resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.31

Branches, routes, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Extensions, routes, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Land grant railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Locomotive inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Routes, designations and alterations, certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.32

Subscription books, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.22

Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement

Constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 11 s 5

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 375.18

First class cities, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 446.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Reports given

Accidents, wrecks, and casualties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.82, 2004 270.83

Cigarette sales, Minn. Statutes 2004 297F.08

Fire protection appliances on locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21, 2004 219.57

Information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Lands, transfer, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.24

Operating property, sale or forfeiture, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.20

Reports required by state auditor, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.52

Research, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.53

Rights-of-way

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

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.0274, 2004 222.26, 2004 222.27

Air tanks installed on, boiler inspection, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 183.56

Bankruptcy, leaseholders, rights of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.632

Best management practices, prairie lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.99

Branch railroad tracks, construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 373.04

Combustible material, clearing, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 375.18

Dangerous obstructions, removal, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.384

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63, 2004 270.80

Disagreements with railroad, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 230.10, 2004 230.11

Disposition, funds, depositing, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50

Ditches and culverts, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.37, 2004 219.97

Drainage ditches crossing, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.19

Eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.26, 2004 222.27, 2004 222.36

Fences, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.31, 2004 219.33

Field reviews, prairie lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.99

Fire prevention, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Fires near, reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.21

Historic sites, trail along right of way, Hennepin County, Minn. Statutes 2004 138.662

Leases, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.07

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.99

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

Petroleum tank release cleanup, reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2004 115C.09

Public ways, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.26, 2004 222.27

Quiet zones, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.166

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.19

Roads on or parallel to, not legal highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.05

Sale or offer for sale, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.632

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57, 2004 174.50, 2004 222.63

State trails, Minn. Statutes 2004 85.015

State-owned land, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.0274, 2004 222.025

Telegraph lines, construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.36

Telephone lines, construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.36

Use, Minn. Statutes 2004 230.09 to 2004 230.11, 2004 235.13, 2004 441.48

Voting precincts, boundaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.14

Rolling stock

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.56

Equipment trusts, filing, validity, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.17

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.191

Leasing contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.16

Locomotives, see same under this topic

Purchase, terms, liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.15

Railroad cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Rehabilitation or acquisition, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.58

Sales and use taxes, see SALES AND USE TAXES

Routes

Alteration, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.31, 2004 222.32

Branches, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28, 2004 222.32

Extensions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28

Records, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.28, 2004 222.31, 2004 222.32

Rulemaking about

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.64

Commerce Department, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.45

Compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Emergencies, public authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.45

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.45, 2004 218.041

Local ordinances, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.45

Operating property, valuation, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.84, 2004 270.86

Public Service Department, continuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216A.08

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50

Railroads on, across, along, or under trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.45

Rates and charges, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031, 2004 218.041

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.545

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Safety

Death or injury of railway personnel due to safety violations, contributory negligence, assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.64

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.01, 2004 219.071, 2004 219.92

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.53

Sales

One road by another, foreign corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

State rail bank property, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.63

Seals

Consolidations and mergers, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09

Property control agreements, shareholders' assent, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.21

Route alterations and designations, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.32

Secretaries

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09, 2004 222.28

Filing with, routes, designations and alterations, certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.32

Securities, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.11

Service of process on

Complaints, use of rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 230.10

Freight platforms, provision, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.54

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.33

Severability of law, fires caused by locomotives, personnel, or railroad cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.761

Shareholders' meetings

Annual meeting, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.20, 2004 222.35

Consolidations and mergers, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09

Construction aid, connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.12

Property control agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.21

Shareholders

Approvals by, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09, 2004 222.12, 2004 222.19 to 2004 222.21

Boards of directors, selection, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.20, 2004 222.35

Lists, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.09, 2004 222.33

Meetings, see Shareholders' meetings under this topic

Property control agreements, entering, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.21

Voting rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.20, 2004 222.35

Shares, see Stock under this topic

Shops

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Machine shops, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Side tracks, see Tracks under this topic

Sidings, commercial or industrial activities

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.242

Exclusion, outdoor advertising, Minn. Statutes 2004 173.02

Signs and signals, see RAILROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Specified public transportation

Railroads defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.03

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

State auditor, duty to assist, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.52

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57, 2004 174.50, 2004 222.63

Statewide rail transportation plan, see Planning under this topic

Station agents, see RAILWAY STATION AGENTS

Station houses, see Depots and stations under this topic

Statutes of limitations

Employee injury or death, steam railroads, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.83

Real property, title to, Minn. Statutes 2004 541.023

Steam engines, defined as trains, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Stock

Consolidations and mergers, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.11

Depots and stations, see same under this topic

Full-paid stock, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.54

Holding or control by other railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.11, 2004 222.19, 2004 322B.02

Land stock, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.22, 2004 272.24

Par value, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.11

Preferred stock, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.19, 2004 222.21

Shareholders, duties, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.19 to 2004 222.21

Special preferred stock, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.54

Special stock, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.19, 2004 222.21

Subscription books, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.22

Subscription, construction aid for connecting roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.12

Unpaid or fictitious stock, sale, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.23

Stockyards, see STOCKYARDS

Structures

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.86

Clearances between structures and cars, see same under this topic

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Depots and stations, see same under this topic

Subpoenas

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Information requested by Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.54

Subscription books, see Records and record keeping under this topic

Surveys, aerial photograph surveys, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.50

Swamplands, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.04

Switching and drayage, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Switching and handling facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Tax assessments

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.81

Operating property reverting to railroad, interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.20

Tax liability, operating property

Reversion, failure to report, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.20

Tax liens, operating property reverting to railroads

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.20

Technical assistance

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.545

Terminals, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.011, 2004 219.551

Through trains, accounting, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Toilets and toilet facilities

Motor vehicles designed for highway use, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.562

Operating units or consists, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Track motor cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.561

Track scales

Inspections, Weights and Measures Division, Minn. Statutes 2004 239.081

Tracks

Abandonment, removal, or closing for traffic, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57, 2004 174.50, 2004 219.98, 2004 222.63

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.47

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.242, 2004 173.02

Defined as rail line, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.48

Defined as real property, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.03

Electric lines, crossing or paralleling, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.04, 2004 237.05

Ladder tracks, clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.47

Leases, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.07

Maintenance, construction, and operation, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Multiple tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.09, 2004 219.10

Obstructing space between tracks, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.50

Parallel tracks, clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.47

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

Safety, see same under this topic

Side tracks, maintenance, construction, and operation, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Value, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.86

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Yard tracks, clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.47

Trains

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Exclusion, motor vehicle sales tax, Minn. Statutes 2004 297B.01

Local trains, accounting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Through trains, accounting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Trains approaching crossings, unsafe crossings, prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.26

Transfer facilities

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Transportation by

Hazardous materials, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS

Iron ore on slate mineral lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 93.20

Trestles, defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.80

Trucks, motor carrier permits, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.121

Tunnels, clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46

Underpasses

Improvements, first class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2004 446.04

Valuation of property

Notice, Revenue Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.81, 2004 270.84

Operating property, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.81, 2004 270.83 to 2004 270.86

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.82

Viaducts, improvements, first class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2004 446.04

Violations and penalties

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.46, 2004 219.51 to 2004 219.53

Consolidations and mergers, parallel and competing railroads, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06

Cranes on tracks, warning device or electric line violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.753

Culverts, failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Death or injury of railway personnel due to safety violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.64

Ditches, failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Drinking water, consists and operating units, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.021

Fences, failure to fence, liability, damages, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.32 to 2004 219.34

Fire patrol officers, failure to appoint, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.20

Fire prevention, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.57

Freight platforms, noncompliance, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.54

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031, 2004 218.071, 2004 235.13

Injury, accident or derailment, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.85

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.041

Land grant railroads, records violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Loading platforms, noncompliance, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.55

Motor vehicles designed for highway use, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.562

New roads, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97

Obstructing space between tracks, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.50

Office violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.34

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.06, 2004 222.23

Orders, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071

Railroad companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.83

Rates and charges, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.021, 2004 218.071

Reporting violations, land transfers, forfeiture of charter and franchises, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.24

Rights-of-way, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 235.13

Rules, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.071

Stock, unpaid or fictitious, sale, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.23

Toilets and toilet facilities, consists and operating units, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.551

Track motor cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.561

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.85

Trains, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.97, 2004 609.85

Unauthorized persons, sweeping or removal of grain from cars, Minn. Statutes 2004 233.33

Warehouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27, 2004 273.32

Warning devices, cranes on tracks, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.753

Yard switching

Locomotives, speedometers, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.662

Yards

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.27

Tracking, see Tracks under this topic