Sec. 33-9. Flagmen.
Every railroad company, whose tracks are located within the city limits, shall station at such points along the line of such tracks as have been or may hereafter be designated by the council, a sufficient number of flagmen, who shall be provided with flags in the daytime, and lanterns at night, and whose duty it shall be to prevent accidents by giving due notice of the approach and passing of trains and locomotives. Any railroad company failing to comply with this section shall be punished as provided in section 1-13 each day such default shall continue; and should any flagman, through absence from his station, or otherwise, fail to properly discharge his duties on the approach or passing of any train or locomotive, the railroad company owning or controlling such train or locomotive shall be punished as provided in section 1-13. (Code 1959, § 28-10)
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