Legal Question in Traffic Law in Michigan

Walking along a railroad track

Is it illegal to walk along a railroad track?

Asked on 6/19/07, 3:10 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

William Morrison Action Defense Center

Re: Walking along a railroad track

Well, it's usually the property of the railroad or someone else that has deeded an easement to the railroad. So, you would be trespassing.

It's unlikely you'd be be arrested for simple trespass unless you deliberately put yourself or others in danger of being struck by a train.

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Answered on 6/20/07, 10:40 am

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