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Railroad (RRD) CHAPTER 49, ARTICLE 3
§ 54-a. Communication. 1. No class 1 or class 2 railroad common
carrier or rail passenger carrier shall perform or cause to be performed
any transportation service without ensuring that there is operable
communication among all members of the train crew, between the train
crew and crews of other trains, and between the train crew and wayside

2. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit a train from
continuing to its destination in the event of a failure of the
communication equipment after departure from its point of origin.

3. The commissioner of transportation shall review the state of the
art of railroad transportation communication from time to time and shall
conduct periodic inspections of the rail carriers subject to this
section to ensure compliance with the provisions of this section.