Town of Westernport, MD
Allegany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Commissioners of the Town of Westernport 10-5-2015 as § 120-9 of the 2015 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No directing officer or operator of any railroad train shall direct the operation of or operate the same in such a manner as to prevent the use of any street for purposes of travel for a period of time longer than five minutes, except that this provision shall not apply to trains or cars in motion other than those engaged in switching. No railroad train shall be stopped within an intersection or on a crosswalk for the purpose of receiving or discharging passengers, and no person shall shunt cars over a crossing with no one in control of the same.
No owner, engineer, conductor or person having charge, control or management of any locomotive engine of any nature or description, car or train of cars shall run the same on any railroad track within the Town at a greater speed than 25 miles per hour, or blow the whistle or horn of any locomotive or engine, or allow the same to be blown, or allow locomotives to make loud or unseemly noises or disturbances or unnecessary smoke.
A violation of this chapter by any person shall be a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof before the Maryland District Court, shall be subjected to a fine of not more than $1,000.