ARTICLE VI


TRAINS GENERALLY


SEC.

15-411.00 Speed Limit Of Trains - At Carr Drive Crossing


    A. Maximum Speed: A speed limit is herewith imposed and provided on all rail traffic operating in an unincorporated area of the Parish one and one-quarter (1 1/4) miles on either side of Carr Drive crossing, a total distance of two and one-half (2 1/2) miles, at a maximum of twenty-five (25) Miles Per Hour.

    B. Violation; Penalty: Whoever shall violate said speed limit shall be guilty of a Misdemeanor punishable as is provided in Section 1-800.00 of the Code of Ordinances.

    C. Enforcement: The Sheriff's Department is charged with the enforcement of this Section. Should a violation occur, the Sheriff or any Sheriff's Deputy shall have the right and power to stop the locomotive(s) propelling the train; additionally, the Sheriff or any Sheriff's Deputy shall have the right and power to remove the engineer(s) therefrom and to impound the train until proper bond is posted; alternatively, the Sheriff or his Deputy may cite the Railroad or Railway by recording the serial number(s) on the locomotive(s), together with the time, date, place, and recorded speed thereof. (Ord. No. 82-412, adopted 07/15/82)

SEC.

15-411.01 Same - From North Shore Of Lake Pontchartrain To Highway 41


    A. Maximum Speed. A speed limit of thirty-five (35) miles per hour is herewith imposed and provided on all rail traffic operating in an unincorporated area of the Parish from the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain to Louisiana Highway 41.

    B. Violation; Penalty. Whoever shall violate said speed limit shall be guilty of a Misdemeanor punishable as is provided in Section 1-008.00 of the Code of Ordinances.



    C. Enforcement. The Sheriff's Department is charged with the enforcement of this Section. Should a violation occur, the Sheriff or any Sheriff's Deputy shall have the right and power to stop the locomotive and issue a citation to the engineer(s) of the locomotive(s) propelling the train; additionally, the Sheriff or any Sheriff's Deputy shall have the right and power to remove the engineer(s) therefrom and to impound the train until proper bond is posted; alternatively, the Sheriff or his Deputy may cite the Railroad or Railway by recording the serial number(s) on the locomotive(s), together with the time, date, place, and recorded speed thereof. (Ord. No. 85-330, adopted 01/17/85)

SEC.

15-411.02 Same - Southern Railroad Tracks, Slidell Area


    A.     Maximum Speed:

        (1)    It shall be unlawful for any person having immediate control of any freight railroad train to permit said train to be operated within the unincorporated limits of the Parish from Brown Switch Road north for a distance of four-tenths (0.4) mile at a speed in excess of thirty-five (35) Miles Per Hour.

        (2)    It shall further be unlawful for any person having immediate control of any Passenger Railroad Train to permit said train to be operated within the unincorporated limits of the Parish from Brown Switch Road north for a distance of four-tenths (0.4) mile at a speed in excess of forty-five (45) Miles Per Hour.

    B. Violation; penalty: Whosoever shall violate said speed limit shall be guilty of a Misdemeanor punishable as is provided in Section 1-008.00 of this Code of Ordinances.

    C. Enforcement: The Sheriff's Department is charged with the enforcement of this Section. Should a violation occur, the Sheriff or any Sheriff's Deputy shall have the right and power to stop the locomotive and issue a citation to the engineer(s) of the locomotive(s) propelling the train; additionally, the Sheriff or any Sheriff's Deputy shall have the right and power to remove the engineer(s) therefrom and to impound the train until proper bond is posted; alternatively, the Sheriff or his Deputy may cite the Railroad or Railway by recording the serial number(s) on the locomotive(s), together with the time, date, place, and recorded speed thereof. (Ord. No. 85-427, adopted 06/20/85)