RAILROAD AND WATER CARRIER REGULATION
Definitions, scope of chapter, application of statute.
Office; powers and duties, general enumeration.
Complaints, investigation, hearings, notice.
Separate rate hearings; absence of direct damage.
Procedure after summary investigation.
Witness fees and mileage.
Transcripts as evidence.
Office; water carrier rates, regulations, service, procedure.
Office orders prima facie lawful.
Water carrier rates, schedules, service.
Preference by water carriers prohibited.
Rebates and concessions, unlawful to accept.
Free transportation; reduced rates, passes, limitations.
Transportation contracts, filed.
Relocation of facilities.
Joint use of railroad property.
Medical supplies on trains.
Safety devices; block system.
Safe tracks and bridges.
Protecting grade crossings.
Exempt railroad crossings.
Highway crossings, advance warning signs.
Railroad highway crossings.
Railroad crossings; grade separation, safety devices.
Snowmobile rail crossings.
Bridges made safe.
Safety gates on drawbridges.
Reports of accidents, investigation.
General penalty upon railroads and water carriers.
Water carrier freight charges; collection, refund.
Water carrier freight bills; examination; refunds.
Common carriers of passengers or property by water; certificate required.
Information, papers and accounting.
Payment of office expenses by railroads and water carriers.
Ch. 195 Cross-reference
See also RR
, Wis. adm. code.
In this chapter:
“Department" means the department of transportation.
“Office" means the office of the commissioner of railroads.
“Railroad historical society" means a nonprofit historical society that operates railroad locomotives and rolling stock on railroad tracks for the purpose of historic preservation and is not a common carrier.
“Railroad track equipment" means a device that is operated on rails and used primarily for the maintenance of railroads.
Definitions, scope of chapter, application of statute. 195.02(1)(1)
In this chapter, unless a different meaning is manifest: “Railroad" means and embraces all corporations, companies, individuals, associations, their lessees, trustees or receivers that own, operate, manage or control any railroad or part of a railroad as a common carrier in this state, or cars, or other equipment used thereon, or bridges, terminals or sidetracks, used in connection therewith, whether owned by such railroad or otherwise.