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The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 5 : Aeronautics and Surface Transportation Generally


Subchapter 007 : Operating Railroads

(Cite as: 5 V.S.A. § 3727)
  • § 3727. Only company's engines to be run on road; penalty

    A locomotive, engine, or other power shall not run upon a railroad, except such as belong to and are controlled by the person or corporation owning and managing the road, unless by the consent of such person or corporation. An engineer or other person violating the provisions of this section shall be liable to the person or corporation for the damages thereby sustained, and shall be fined not more than $500.00. If a collision of trains results from the violation of this section, whereby a person is killed, such engineer or other person shall be guilty of manslaughter. This section shall not be enforced when it conflicts with the charter of a railroad corporation organized under the laws of this State.