Chapter 824 Railroads

Funds, Accounts and Fees

§ 824.010 Annual fees payable by railroads
§ 824.012 Failure to pay fees
§ 824.014 Railroad Fund
§ 824.016 State Rail Rehabilitation Fund
§ 824.018 Grade Crossing Protection Account
§ 824.019 Grade Crossing Safety Improvement Fund

General Provisions

§ 824.020 Definitions for ORS 824.020 to 824.042
§ 824.022 Applicability of ORS 824.020 to 824.042, 824.050 to 824.110 and 824.200 to 824.256
§ 824.024 Procedure for construction of side lines and extensions

Inspectors; Reports

§ 824.026 Railway inspectors required
§ 824.030 Annual report to department

Acquisition or Abandonment of Lines

§ 824.040 Government acquisition of lines
§ 824.042 Department to participate in contested abandonment proceedings

Safety Program Standard

§ 824.045 Department establishment of state safety oversight program for rail fixed guideway public transportation system

Facilities and Tracks

§ 824.050 Inspection of, recommendations on and orders concerning railroad equipment and facilities
§ 824.052 Track clearances
§ 824.054 Cooperation with federal agencies on matters of safety
§ 824.056 Walkway standards
§ 824.058 Track improvement and rehabilitation program

Equipment

§ 824.060 First aid kits required on locomotives and caboose cars
§ 824.062 Equipment required on track motor cars
§ 824.064 Self-propelled vehicles used in yards or terminals
§ 824.066 Helper unit operation restrictions
§ 824.068 Water quality and sanitation facility standards for locomotives and caboose cars

Hazardous Materials

§ 824.080 “Hazardous materials” defined
§ 824.082 Notice of movement of hazardous materials
§ 824.084 Visual external inspections required on cars standing in rail yards or stations more than two hours
§ 824.086 Designation of hazardous materials and notice requirements
§ 824.088 Notifying Office of Emergency Management of reportable incident, derailments and fires
§ 824.090 Department to set standards for safe transportation of hazardous wastes
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Caboose Requirements

§ 824.100 Definitions for ORS 824.102 to 824.110
§ 824.102 Application of requirements
§ 824.104 Fire extinguishers
§ 824.106 Use of noncomplying caboose prohibited
§ 824.108 Register for reporting failures of equipment or maintenance standards
§ 824.110 Administrative authority of department

Railroad Crossings

§ 824.200 Definitions for ORS 824.200 to 824.256
§ 824.202 Policy
§ 824.204 Authority to construct grade crossings
§ 824.206 Elimination, relocation or alteration of grade crossing
§ 824.208 Authority to fix speeds and regulate sounding of train warning devices at crossings
§ 824.210 Construction and alteration of crossings above or below grade
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Cost Apportionments

§ 824.238 Division of costs between railroad and public authority
§ 824.240 Payment when public highway involved
§ 824.242 Apportionment of costs for installation of protective devices
§ 824.244 Apportionment of costs for maintenance of protective devices
§ 824.246 Apportionment of costs of crossing closure
§ 824.248 Apportionments for crossings above or below grade
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Employee Safety Regulations

§ 824.300 Required crews on trains
§ 824.302 Qualification of flagger
§ 824.304 Guarding frogs, switches and guardrails
§ 824.306 Shelter of car repairers
§ 824.308 Railroads to provide first aid training for employees
§ 824.310 Immunity from liability of persons providing first aid treatment

Passenger Rail

§ 824.400 Passenger rail plan
§ 824.410 Quarterly report to Legislative Assembly
§ 824.420 Cascades Rail Corridor
§ 824.430 Annual report to Legislative Assembly

Penalties

§ 824.990 Civil penalties
§ 824.992 Criminal penalties
Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 824—Railroads, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors824.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).