LeDure v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.

U.S. Supreme Court

Question(s) Presented

Whether a locomotive is in use on a railroad’s line and subject to the LIA and its safety regulations when its train makes a temporary stop in a railyard  as  part of its unitary journey in interstate commerce, or whether such use does not resume until the locomotive has left the yard as part of a fully assembled train, as held by the Seventh Circuit below, contrary to the decisions of this Court and other circuits.

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