New York Railroad Law
Sec. § 52-B
Fences Along Right of Way


Notwithstanding the provisions of sections fifty-two, fifty-two-a, or fifty-two-c or of any other law, general or special, every railroad corporation shall erect and thereafter maintain a fence or fences along the boundary line of its right of way whenever the commissioner of transportation after a hearing on notice to such railroad corporation shall determine it to be necessary for the public welfare and shall by order so direct. The order of the commissioner of transportation may prescribe the height, length, materials and design of such fence or fences.
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