Township of Winslow, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Winslow. Art. I, 2-24-88 as Ord. No. 0-2-88. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-24-88 as Ord. No. 0-2-88]
The Township of Winslow finds that for the public health, safety and general welfare of its citizens, where there is an absence of protection and safeguard, any railroad company shall be bound to regulate the speed of its trains along streets to no more than thirty-nine (39) miles per hour.[1]
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Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 48:12-48.
As used in this Article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PROTECTION AND SAFEGUARD
A fence or embankment four (4) feet high and sufficiently close and strong to prevent children and horses from going through the same, along a railroad roadway where the same adjoins a public highway or where the railway tracks shall be laid in a cut at least four (4) feet deep, and where the railroad company has provided on each side of the track at any highway crossing in such city a gate of like height and sufficiency and causes the same to be closed at least half a minute before any train crosses such highway and until the train shall have passed by.