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RAILROADS

Abandonment of rail lines or rights-of-way

Acquisition by other than Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.63

Bankruptcy, leaseholders' rights of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.632

Preservation, see REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITIES

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.57, 2019 174.50, 2019 222.63

Surface Transportation Board proceedings, intervenor, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.63

Tracks, see same under this topic

Accidents, Minn. Statutes 2019 115E.042, 2019 218.031

Accounting and bookkeeping, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.53

Acquisition of land or property

Acquiring carrier, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.86 to 2019 222.88

Air rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.01

Contracts and agreements, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.87

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.85

Depots and stations, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Divesting carriers, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.85, 2019 222.86

Eminent domain, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Gravel pits, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Information, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.86

Regional railroad authorities, acquisition by, payment of costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.50

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.0274, 2019 222.26, 2019 222.27

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Trunk highway construction, relocation of railroad tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.241

Agency service, depots and stations, closing or abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.98

Agents, see RAILWAY STATION AGENTS

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.01

Air tanks, boiler inspections, exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 326B.988

Assessments

Rights of way proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2019 216B.62

State rail inspector, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Audits and examinations

Duty to assist state auditor, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.52

Operating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.83

Baggage, see Charges and rates under this topic

Bankruptcy, leaseholders, right of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.632

Boards of directors, minutes, location, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.33

Bridges (structures)

Additional tracks, maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46

Bridges over railroads, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.06

Clearance between bridges and highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.05

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46

Construction or reconstruction, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.20

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.011, 2019 270.80

Drainage systems, duties, see same under this topic

First class cities, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 446.04

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46

Width, bridges over highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 165.05

Buildings, defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Camps, inspections, Meat and poultry inspection law, access by inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2019 31A.25

Capital stock, see Stock under this topic

Cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Cattle guards

Failure to erect, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.32, 2019 219.33

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.31

Certificates and certification, operating property, fair market value, equalization, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.87

Certified lists, lands conveyed by the state, recording, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.31

Certifying to, new roads, inspection and safety standards, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.92

Charges and rates

Contested cases, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.64

Overcharges, Minn. Statutes 2019 316.06

Road construction materials, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.025

Schedules, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.025

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.025

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

Charters, forfeitures, failure to report land transfers, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.24

Chicago Great Western Railroad, Douglas Trail, right-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2019 85.015

Chicago Northwestern Railroad, Luce Line Trail, right-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2019 85.015

Claims against, construction, payment of laborers or mechanics, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.29, 2019 222.30

Clearance between structures and cars

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.51

Bridges (structures), Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47, 2019 219.98

Existing structures, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.45 to 2019 219.53

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.47

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.47

Obstructing space between tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.50

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.98

Overhead clearances, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47

Side clearances, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47

Tunnels, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.51 to 2019 219.53

Warning signs, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.52

Commercial zones, see COMMERCIAL ZONES

Common carriers

Employees, exclusion, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.041

Pesticide applications, regulations concerning, Minn. Statutes 2019 18B.346

Railroad companies defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.011

Yard lighting plans, maintenance, compliance reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.375

Commuter rail, see COMMUTER RAIL SYSTEM

Complaints

Dangerous crossings, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.39, 2019 219.40

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.51

Trains stopping at crossings, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Consists

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Construction

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.29

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 375.18

First class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 446.04

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

Timber cutting, disposal of debris, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.14

Contested cases

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.64, 2019 174.65

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.10

Petitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.63

Contractors

Bond, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.29

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.29, 2019 222.30

Rail service improvement program, qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.50

Contracts and agreements

Acquiring carriers, contracts binding on, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.87

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.29, 2019 222.30, 2019 222.50

Facilities, relocation or alteration, minimum wage, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.365

Joint or shared use for passenger rail, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.636

Motor carriers of railroad employees, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.0255

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.62

Provisions for evasion of liability, voiding of contracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.81

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.50, 2019 222.52

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.20, 2019 219.074, 2019 219.403

Receivers, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.815

Rights-of-way over public ways, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.26

Trunk highways, railroad tracks and lands, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.241

Conveyances

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.05

Trunk highways, unneeded land for, relocation of tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.241

Corporate offices, buildings defined as nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Cranes on tracks, warning devices, electric lines, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.753

Crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Culverts

Drainage systems, duties, see same under this topic

Failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.37

Damages

Cattle guards, failure to erect, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.32, 2019 219.33

Contributory negligence, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.79

Failure to fence, liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.32 to 2019 219.34

Fires caused by locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.76

Offsets, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.81

Steam railroads, employee injuries or deaths, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.77, 2019 219.79

Data

Acquisitions information, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.86

Rail service improvement program, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.54

Death or injury of railway personnel due to safety violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.64

Definitions

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 297F.01

Common carriers, rail transportation, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.011

Discharge preparedness and response, Minn. Statutes 2019 115E.01

Human Rights Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 363A.03

Passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.61

Rail service improvement, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.48

Rail Service Improvement Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.48

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.56

Railroad acquisitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.85

Railroad property first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.631

Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Terminals, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.011

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.011

Depots and stations

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Agency service, depots and stations, closing or abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.98

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.86

Fire prevention warnings, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.57

Freight platforms, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.54

Industrial activities, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.242

Property damage, critical public service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.594

Public accommodations, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2019 363A.03, 2019 363A.11, 2019 363A.12

Station houses, apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.86

Trespass, critical public service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.6055

Discharge preparedness and response, Minn. Statutes 2019 115E.042, 2019 115E.08

Disclosure

Acquisitions information, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.86

Rail service improvement program data, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.54

Ditches

Failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.37

Divesting carriers, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.85, 2019 222.86

Docks, piers, and wharves

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.86

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Personal property, exclusion, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.61

Drainage systems, duties

Benefits or damages to railroad, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.315

Bridges and culverts, construction, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.285, 2019 103E.525, 2019 103E.526, 2019 103E.721

Drinking water, operating units or consists, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Easements

Mining easements, Natural Resources Department, power to grant, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.47

Rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.01, 2019 282.04

Elevators

Acquisition, eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Grain elevators, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Nonrailroad ownership, personal property taxes, listing, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.32

Eligible obligations, savings banks, investments in, Minn. Statutes 2019 50.14

Eminent domain

Acquisition of railroad property by government authority, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.57, 2019 174.636

Agricultural uses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.57

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Power to condemn

Improvements, enlargements, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.38 to 2019 117.41

Limits based on public safety and access, Minn. Statutes 2019 383B.83

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.26, 2019 222.27, 2019 222.36

State rail bank, rail lines, or rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.63

Employees, see RAILROAD PERSONNEL

Enforcement of law

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 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, obligations, savings banks, investing in, Minn. Statutes 2019 50.14

Federal aid

Federal rail programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.51, 2019 222.53

Passenger rail, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.634

Rail safety technology, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.01

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.50 to 2019 222.52

Railroad crossings, improvement, maintenance, or repair, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.071

Federal rail programs

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.53

Local governments, participation, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.51

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.53

Federal Railway Labor Act, parties to suits, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 540.153

Fences

Failure to fence, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.32 to 2019 219.34

Fences between railroad and public road, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.34

Repair, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.33

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.31

Fines

Charges and rates, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

Clearance violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.51

Crossing signs, failure to maintain, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.06

Culverts, failure to keep clean, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Ditches and culverts, failure to keep clean, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Drinking water, operating units and consists, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Freight platforms, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.54

Land grant railroads, records violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Multiple tracks, railroad crossing violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.10

New roads, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Office violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Orders, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

Recovery, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

Toilets and toilet facilities, operating units and consists, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Tracks, pedestrians on, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.26

Trains, stopping at crossings, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

Fire prevention

Combustible material, clearing from rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.20, 2019 88.21

Fire patrol officers, employment, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.57

Violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Fires caused by locomotives, personnel, or railroad cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.76, 2019 219.761

Fireworks, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 624.23

Flag stops, exclusion, stations, Minn. Statutes 2019 363A.03

Forfeitures, see Fines under this topic

Franchises

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Forfeitures, failure to report land transfers, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.24

Freight claims departments, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.29, 2019 222.30

Freight platforms, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.54

Freight trains

Cars, see Freight cars under RAILROAD CARS

Freight rail economic development study, Minn. Statutes 2019 171.03

Freight, see Charges and rates under this topic

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.634

Good faith, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.632

Grade crossings, see RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Grain elevators, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Grants to, public lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.05

Gravel pits, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

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

Guideway projects, Minn. Statutes 2019 473.4485

Hazardous materials transporters, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS

Hazardous waste transporters, see HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS

Hearings

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.01

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.47

Operating property, apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.86

Passenger service agreements, notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.63

Rights-of-way, use, notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 230.10, 2019 230.11

Hennepin County, contamination cleanup near, environmental response fund, Minn. Statutes 2019 383B.81

Historic places, Northern Pacific Railroad Shops, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.664

Historic sites, Hennepin County, trail, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.662

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

Indebtedness, security agreements, Minn. Statutes 2019 336.9-201

Industrial zones, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.242, 2019 173.02, 2019 173.16, 2019 428A.02

Information about, supplying to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.54

Initial terminals, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Inspections

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Land grant railroads, records, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Locomotive inspectors, Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21, 2019 326B.988

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.92

Public terminal warehouse yards, scales, Minn. Statutes 2019 239.081

State rail safety inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Insurance, property insurance, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.76

Investigations

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.64

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.47

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Invoices, filing with claims, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.031

Junctions, trains stopping at, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.93

Land grant railroads

Fines, see same under this topic

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Land grants, county recorders, transcription of records, Minn. Statutes 2019 386.26

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Land stock

Rights, title, interest, or estate granted by, taxation, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.22

Transfers, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.24

Lands

Acquisition of land or property, see same under this topic

Land grants, county recorders, transcription of records, Minn. Statutes 2019 386.26

Lands conveyed by the state, certified lists, recording, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.31

Mineral rights reservations, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.01, 2019 93.03

Sale, taxation, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.21

Transfers, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.24

Lawsuits

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Consists and operating units, drinking water and toilet facility violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Construction debts, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.29, 2019 222.30

Employee injury or death, steam railroads, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.79 to 2019 219.83

Failure to fence, damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.32

Fines, recovery

Clearance violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.51

Crossing violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.384, 2019 219.42

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071, 2019 219.51, 2019 219.97

Land grant railroads, records violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Fires, extinguishment, claims for reimbursement of costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.761

Land transfers, failure to report, forfeiture of charter or franchises, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.24

Office violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Parties to suits, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 540.153

Railroad land transfers, taxability, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.23

Trains stopping at crossings, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.10, 2019 218.041

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2019 542.09

Leaseholders

Bankruptcy sales, right of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.632

Nonrailroad lessors, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.631

Notice received, rights-of-way, offer for sale, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.632

Leases

Contracts, see same under this topic

Leaseholders, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.631, 2019 222.632

Lessees, culverts and ditches, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.37

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.05

Liability

Cattle guards, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.22

Construction, payment of laborers or mechanics, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.29, 2019 222.30

Contracts, evasion provisions, voiding of contracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.81

Farm crossing gates, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.36

Fences, damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.32 to 2019 219.34

Fire prevention, failures of duty, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.76, 2019 219.761

Landowners, recourse, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.33

Property leased to regional railroad authority, Minn. Statutes 2019 398A.03

Steam railroads, employee injuries or deaths, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.77

Liens, tax liens, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.20

Light rail, see LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT

Loans

Locomotives, rehabilitation, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.58

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.55 to 2019 222.62

Location or relocation

Logging railroads, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.24

Railroads along, across, on, or under trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.45

Locomotives

Consists, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Defined as operating units, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Exclusion, vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2019 363A.03

Failure of equipment, corrections, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.662

Fire protection appliances, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Fires caused by, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.76, 2019 219.761

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21, 2019 326B.988

Lease or rental, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.668

Model locomotives, boiler inspections, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 326B.988

Operating units, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Orders, speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.662

Rehabilitation, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.58

Spark arresters, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.57

Speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.661, 2019 219.662

Steam engines, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.011

Logging railroads, across highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.24

Loss or damage caused by

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.76, 2019 219.761

Insurance, authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 60A.06

Machine shops, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27, 2019 270.80

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

Maps

County topographical land maps, valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.061

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.92

Metropolitan area transit programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 473.4485

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

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursement, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.62

New roads, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.92, 2019 219.97

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80, 2019 270.81

Officers

Attestation, new roads, completion notices, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.92

Complaints, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.39, 2019 219.40

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.33

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Offices

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.33

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Operating property

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.83

Classification, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.13

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Docks, piers, and wharves, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80, 2019 270.86, 2019 297A.61

Fair market value, equalization, basis for tax levy and collection, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.87

Forfeiture of contracts, lands reverting to railroads, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.81

Personal property taxes, taxable property, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02

Sale or conversion to nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.20

Valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.81 to 2019 270.86

Operating units, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Orders

Applications, fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.98

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.98

Federal law, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.64

Locomotives, speedometers, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.662

Rights-of-way, disagreements, Minn. Statutes 2019 230.11

Trains stopping at crossings, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.93

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.51

Overcharges, Minn. Statutes 2019 316.06

Passenger service

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.61

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.634

High-speed rail passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.36, 2019 218.75

Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.75

National railroad passenger corporation, reimbursement, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.62

Passenger rail, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.632, 2019 174.636

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.60, 2019 174.632

Public Service Department duties, transfer to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.06

Public Utilities Commission duties, transfer to Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.06

Passengers

Disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2019 256C.02

Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.75

Riding without paying fare, arrests, Minn. Statutes 2019 629.363

Payments by

Easements, rights-of-way over state-owned land, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.025

Firefighting and protection fees and assessments, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.761

Fires, extinguishment costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.761

Highway drainage ditches crossing railroads, costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.19

New crossings, warning devices, costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.072

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.071, 2019 219.384, 2019 219.40, 2019 219.42

Payments to

Private crossings and drains, construction, maintenance, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.35

Replacement railroad lands acquired for trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.241

Permits, real estate tax judgment sales, Minn. Statutes 2019 280.03, 2019 280.11

Petitions by

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.98

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Railroad crossings, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.074, 2019 219.383

Places of business, railroads defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 297F.01

Planning

High speed rail passenger service, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.75

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.46

Rail service improvement, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.46

Southern rail corridor improvement, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.445

Statewide freight and passenger rail plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.03, 2019 473.1467

Statewide rail transportation plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.03

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.03, 2019 222.52, 2019 222.53

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.01, 2019 174.60, 2019 219.661, 2019 222.46

Property insurance

Authority to issue, Minn. Statutes 2019 60A.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.76

Property taxes, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.372

Property

Crimes against, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.85

Real property, see same under this topic

Structures, see same under this topic

Taxable property, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02

Public lands, conveyance, grant, lease, or sale from municipal corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.05

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 301B.01

Purchases by

Property, generally, powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Public lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.05

Quiet zones, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.166

Rail bank, see STATE RAIL BANK

Rail carriers, defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.56

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 2019 514.04

Rehabilitation, acquisition, or installation, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.58

Rights-of-way, see same under this topic

Tracks, see same under this topic

Rail Service Improvement Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.46 to 2019 222.54

Rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.50 to 2019 222.52

Rail service

Capital improvement projects, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.58

Continuation, termination, or modification, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.64

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee account, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.57 to 2019 222.59, 2019 222.63

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.55 to 2019 222.62

Rail users

Financial or other assistance to, rural development financing authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 469.142

Loans by, rail service improvement program, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.50

Railroad cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Railroad companies

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.52, 2019 270.83

Bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.632

Boards of directors, see same under this topic

Bonds, see same under this topic

Consulting, commuter rail system, planning, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.84

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2019 316.06

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Oaths, annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.82

Public service corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 301B.01

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.37, 2019 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 2019 219.445

Rights, privileges, and franchises, forfeiture, Minn. Statutes 2019 316.06

Securities, Minn. Statutes 2019 50.14

Shares, see Stock under this topic

Track safety technology grants, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.01

Railroad interest

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.631

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.37, 2019 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 2019 169.035, 2019 171.03

Railroad ties, open burnings, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.171

Railroad track scales, see COMMERCIAL SCALES

Railroads along, across, on, or under trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.45

Railway utilities

Electrical systems, inspections, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 326B.36

Employees, electrician's license exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 326B.33

Ramsey County, environmental response fund for cleanup along, Minn. Statutes 2019 383A.81

Real property

Acquisition of land or property, see same under this topic

Lands, see same under this topic

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80, 2019 270.81

Title to, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2019 541.023

Rebates, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Receivers and receivership, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.37, 2019 219.815

Records and record keeping

Access, locomotive inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Land grant railroads, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Locomotive inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Repairs, reconstruction, or replacement

Constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 11 s 5

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 375.18

First class cities, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 446.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Transportation department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.632 to 2019 174.636

Reports given

Accidents, wrecks, and casualties, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.031

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.82, 2019 270.83

Fire protection appliances on locomotives, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Fires, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21, 2019 219.57

Lands, transfer, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.24

Operating property, sale or forfeiture, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.20

Reports required by state auditor, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.52

Research, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.53

Rights-of-way

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

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.0274, 2019 116J.423, 2019 222.26, 2019 222.27

Air tanks installed on, boiler inspection, exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 326B.988

Assessments, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2019 216B.62

Bankruptcy, leaseholders, rights of first refusal, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.632

Best management practices, prairie lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.99

Branch railroad tracks, construction, Minn. Statutes 2019 373.04

Combustible material, clearing, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 375.18

Dangerous obstructions, removal, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.384

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Disagreements with railroad, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 230.10, 2019 230.11

Disposition, funds, depositing, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.50

Ditches and culverts, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.37, 2019 219.97

Drainage ditches crossing, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.19

Eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.26, 2019 222.27, 2019 222.36

Fences, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.31, 2019 219.33

Field reviews, prairie lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.99

Fire prevention, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.57

Fires near, reports, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.21

Historic sites, trail along right of way, Hennepin County, Minn. Statutes 2019 138.662

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015

Light rail transit, shared corridor, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 473.4052

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.99

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

Petroleum tank release cleanup, reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2019 115C.09

Public utilities, crossing or paralleling, Minn. Statutes 2019 237.045

Public ways, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.26, 2019 222.27

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.19

Roads on or parallel to, not legal highways, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.05

Sale or offer for sale, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.632

State-owned land, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.0274, 2019 222.025

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.57, 2019 174.50, 2019 222.63

State trails, Minn. Statutes 2019 85.015

Telegraph lines, construction, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.36

Telephone lines, construction, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.36

Use, Minn. Statutes 2019 230.09 to 2019 230.11, 2019 441.48

Rolling stock

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.56

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 290.191

Locomotives, see same under this topic

Railroad cars, see RAILROAD CARS

Rehabilitation or acquisition, loans for, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.58

Sales and use taxes, see SALES AND USE TAXES

Rulemaking about, continuance, Minn. Statutes 2019 216A.08

Safety

Death or injury of railway personnel due to safety violations, contributory negligence, assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.64

Discharge preparedness and response, Minn. Statutes 2019 115E.042, 2019 115E.08

Hazardous materials rail safety program, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.016

Inspections and inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.01, 2019 219.071, 2019 219.92

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.53

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.501, 2019 219.51

Sales, state rail bank property, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.63

Security, inspections and inspectors, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015

Service of process on

Complaints, use of rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2019 230.10

Freight platforms, provision, notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.54

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.33

Shareholders, lists, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.33

Shares, see Stock under this topic

Shops, machine shops, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Side tracks, see Tracks under this topic

Sidings, commercial or industrial activities

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.242

Exclusion, outdoor advertising, Minn. Statutes 2019 173.02

Signs and signals, see RAILROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

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

State auditor, duty to assist, Minn. Statutes 2019 6.52

State rail bank, see STATE RAIL BANK

State rail safety inspector, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041, 2019 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

Statutes of limitations

Employee injury or death, steam railroads, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.83

Real property, title to, Minn. Statutes 2019 541.023

Steam engines, defined as trains, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.011

Stock

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 302A.021

Depots and stations, see same under this topic

Land stock, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.22, 2019 272.24

Stockyards, see STOCKYARDS

Structures

Apportionment of value, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.86

Clearances between structures and cars, see same under this topic

Defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Depots and stations, see same under this topic

Subpoenas

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Information requested by Transportation Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.54

Subscription books, see Records and record keeping under this topic

Surveys, aerial photograph surveys, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.50

Switching and drayage, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.501, 2019 219.51

Tax assessments

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.372

Nonoperating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.81

Operating property reverting to railroad, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.20

Tax liability, operating property, reversion, failure to report, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.20

Tax liens, operating property reverting to railroads, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.20

Technical assistance, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.545

Telephone and telegraph companies, Minn. Statutes 2019 237.03

Terminals, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.011, 2019 219.551

Toilets and toilet facilities, operating units or consists, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Track motor cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.561

Track scales, inspections, Weights and Measures Division, Minn. Statutes 2019 239.081

Tracks

Abandonment, removal, or closing for traffic, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.57, 2019 174.50, 2019 219.98, 2019 222.63

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.242, 2019 173.02

Defined as rail line, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.48

Defined as real property, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.03

Electric lines, crossing or paralleling, Minn. Statutes 2019 237.04, 2019 237.05

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015

Ladder tracks, clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47

Maintenance, construction, and operation, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.632, 2019 218.041

Multiple tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.09, 2019 219.10

Obstructing space between tracks, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.50

Parallel tracks, clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47

Pedestrians on, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.26

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

Safety, see same under this topic

Switch position indicator signals, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.01

Value, apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.86

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.85

Yard tracks

Clearance requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.501

Trains

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.011

Exclusion, motor vehicle sales tax, Minn. Statutes 2019 297B.01

Trains approaching crossings, unsafe crossings, prima facie evidence, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.26

Transfer facilities, defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Transportation by

Hazardous materials, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS

Iron ore on state mineral lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.20

Trestles, defined as operating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.80

Trucks, motor carrier permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 221.121

Tunnels, clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46

Underpasses, improvements, first class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 446.04

Valuation of property

Notice, Revenue Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.81, 2019 270.84

Operating property, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.81, 2019 270.83 to 2019 270.86

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.82

Viaducts, improvements, first class cities, funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 446.04

Violations and penalties

Clearance between structures and cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.46, 2019 219.51 to 2019 219.53

Complaints, filing, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.51

Cranes on tracks, warning device or electric line violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.753

Culverts, failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Ditches, failure to keep clean, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Drinking water, consists and operating units, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015

Fences, failure to fence, liability, damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.32 to 2019 219.34

Fire patrol officers, failure to appoint, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.20

Fire prevention, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.57

Freight platforms, noncompliance, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.54

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

Injury, accident or derailment, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.85

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.041

Land grant railroads, records violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Medical cannabis, operating under the influence, Minn. Statutes 2019 152.23

New roads, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97

Obstructing space between tracks, unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.50

Office violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.34

Railroad companies, Minn. Statutes 2019 270.83

Reporting violations, land transfers, forfeiture of charter and franchises, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.24

Rules, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 218.071

State rail bank property, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.63

State rail safety inspector, powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015

Toilets and toilet facilities, consists and operating units, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.551

Track motor cars, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.561

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 169.26, 2019 609.85

Trains, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.97, 2019 609.85

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.501, 2019 219.51

Warehouses, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27, 2019 273.32

Warning devices, cranes on tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.753

Wye connections, property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.02

Yard switching, locomotives, speedometers, exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.662

Yards

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.27

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015

Lighting, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.375

Tracks, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.015, 2019 219.46, 2019 219.47

Walkways, Minn. Statutes 2019 219.501