49 U.S.C. § 20701 - Requirements for use

Cite as:49 U.S.C. § 20701
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-182 (10/21/2020)
 
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A railroad carrier may use or allow to be used a locomotive or tender on its railroad line only when the locomotive or tender and its parts and appurtenances-

(1) are in proper condition and safe to operate without unnecessary danger of personal injury;

(2) have been inspected as required under this chapter and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation under this chapter; and

(3) can withstand every test prescribed by the Secretary under this chapter.

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