Public Utilities and Carriers

Railroad Rates And Service

SECTION 39-9-5

§ 39-9-5. Services and facilities provided to other railroads.

Every railroad corporation owning a road in use, operated by steam power, shall, at reasonable times and for a reasonable compensation, draw over the same the passengers, merchandise, and cars of any other railroad corporation which connects with, or may be authorized by the legislature to enter with its road upon, or connect the same with and use, the road of the first named corporation; and shall also provide upon its road convenient and suitable depot accommodations for the passengers and merchandise of the other road passing to and over it, and shall receive and deliver the same in the manner it receives and delivers its own passengers and freight.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 187, § 31; G.L. 1909, ch. 215, § 35; G.L. 1923, ch. 251, § 26; G.L. 1938, ch. 124, § 26; G.L. 1956, § 39-9-5.)