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Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 213Subpart G → §213.321


Title 49: Transportation
PART 213—TRACK SAFETY STANDARDS
Subpart G—Train Operations at Track Classes 6 and Higher


§213.321   Vegetation.

Vegetation on railroad property which is on or immediately adjacent to roadbed shall be controlled so that it does not—

(a) Become a fire hazard to track-carrying structures;

(b) Obstruct visibility of railroad signs and signals:

(1) Along the right of way, and

(2) At highway-rail crossings;

(c) Interfere with railroad employees performing normal trackside duties;

(d) Prevent proper functioning of signal and communication lines; or

(e) Prevent railroad employees from visually inspecting moving equipment from their normal duty stations.

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