Solid Waste Rail Transfer Facility Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 1155.2 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter X Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation; Subchapter B Rules of Practice; Part 1155 Solid Waste Rail Transfer Facilities; Subpart A – General], solid waste rail transfer facility means “the portion of a facility owned or operated by or on behalf of a rail carrier (as defined in 49 U.S.C. 10102) where solid waste, as a commodity to be transported for a charge, is collected, stored, separated, processed, treated, managed, disposed of, or transferred, when the activity takes place outside of original shipping containers; but (ii) Does not include--

(A) The portion of a facility to the extent that activities taking place at such portion are comprised solely of the railroad transportation of solid waste after the solid waste is loaded for shipment on or in a rail car, including railroad transportation for the purpose of interchanging railroad cars containing solid waste shipments; or

(B) A facility where solid waste is transferred or transloaded solely from a tank truck directly to a rail tank car.”