NRS 704.170
Duty of railroad to furnish freight cars to shippers

  • regulations.


Every railroad shall, when within its power to do so, and upon reasonable notice, furnish suitable cars to any and all persons who may apply therefor, for the transportation of any and all kinds of freight in carload lots. In case of insufficiency of cars at any time to meet all requirements, such cars as are available shall be distributed among the several applicants therefor in proportion to their respective immediate requirements without discrimination between shippers or competitive or noncompetitive places. Preference may be given to shipments of livestock and perishable property.


The Commission shall have the power to enforce reasonable regulations for furnishing cars to shippers, and switching the same, and for the loading and unloading thereof, and the weighing of the cars and freight offered for shipment over any line of railroad.

Source: Section 704.170 — Duty of railroad to furnish freight cars to shippers; regulations., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-704.­html#NRS704Sec170.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 704.170’s source at nv​.us