§ 220 Application for Railroad; Commissioners
§ 221 Oath and Bond of Commissioners
§ 222 First Meeting of Commissioners
§ 223 Determination of Necessity of Railroad and Route
§ 224 Adoption of Plans, and Terms Upon Which Road Shall Be Built
§ 225 Appraisal of Damages and Deposit of Money as Security
§ 226 Shall Prepare Certificate of Incorporation; Proviso as to Forfeiture
§ 227 Organization
§ 228 Commissioners to Deliver Certificate; Affidavit of Directors
§ 229 Powers
§ 231 Where Route Coincides With Another Route
§ 232 Commissioners to Transfer Plans
§ 233 Commissioners to File Report; Confirmation Thereof
§ 234 Pay of Commissioners
§ 235 Quorum; Term of Office; Removal; Vacancies in Board of Commissioners
§ 236 Abandonment or Change of Route; New Commissioners; Their Powers and Proceedings
§ 237 Abandonment of Portion of Route by Elevated Railroad
§ 238 Increased Deposit, When and How Required
§ 239 Trains to Come to Full Stop
§ 240 Gates or Vestibule Doors
§ 241 Penalty for Violation of Two Preceding Sections
§ 242 Sections to Be Printed and Posted
§ 243 Extension of Time
§ 244 Lighting Cars On Elevated Railroads in Cities of Over Twelve Hundred Thousand Inhabitants

Terms Used In New York Laws > Railroad > Article 6 - Rapid Transit Act of 1875

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.