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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 4. LAWS RELATING TO UTILITY CORPORATIONS AND THEIR EMPLOYEES [7503 - 8286]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

CHAPTER 1. Railroad Corporations [7503 - 7727]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

ARTICLE 1. Administration and Finance [7503 - 7508]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

7503.
  

Any person or any corporation formed under the laws of this State or of any other state within the United States that the directors of a railroad corporation may by unanimous concurrence select, may be trustees in any deed of trust securing bonds, debentures, notes, and evidences of indebtedness issued by such railroad corporation.

(Amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 1036.)

7505.
  

(a) Revenue derived from passenger rail service on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad right-of-way south of Willits to Larkspur shall only be used for capital improvements to, and operating expenses of, the passenger rail service south of Willits to Larkspur.

(b) Real property on which the Northwestern Pacific Railroad right-of-way south of Willits to Larkspur is located shall not be pledged or mortgaged to fund capital improvements on the right-of-way north of Willits.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 212, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1996.)

7508.
  

Subject to the provisions of Part 1 of Division 1 and of the Corporations Code, any railroad corporation, or person or corporation owning any railroad in this State, may sell, convey, and transfer its property and franchises, or any part thereof, to any other railroad corporation, whether organized under the laws of this State or of any other state or territory, or under any act of Congress. The railroad corporation receiving the conveyance may hold and operate the railroad franchises and property within this State, build and operate extensions and branches thereof, exercise the right of eminent domain for such purposes, and do any other business in connection therewith, as fully and effectually as if the corporation was organized under the laws of this State.

(Amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 1031.)

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