81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85 Page: 17 of 126
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V . S.B. No. 1540
2 ii. (4) the construction of reservoirs for the water
4 (5) the right-of-way, or new or additional
6 (6) a change or relocation;
7 (7) a roadbed;
8 (8) the shortening of a line;
9 (9) the reduction of grades;
10 ; (10) the double tracking of the railroad or the
11 construction and operation of tracks; or
12 (11) any other purpose connected with or necessary to
13 the building, operating, or running of the railroad.
14 (b) A rilroad company may not, under this section, condemn
15 property that is located more than two miles from the company's
16 r ht-of-way. (V.A.C.S. Art. 6336.)
171 Sec. 112.054. CONDEMNATION OF PROPERTY: CERTAIN TERMINAL
18 SWITCHING RAILROADS. (a) This section applies only to the
19 condemnation of property for a terminal switching railroad that:
20 (1) handles f wer than 10,000 but more than 3,000
21 carloads a year; and
22 (2) operates in a single county that:
23 I(A) has a population of 110,000 or more;
24 (B) is not adjacent to the Texas border; and
25 (C) does not contain a portion of a national
26 f rest.
27 (b) The power to condemn property given to a railroad
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85, legislative document, May 20, 2009; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth310917/m1/17/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.