4967.25 Company selling interest may purchase or condemn land along route.

If, pursuant to the agreement or to the proceedings provided for in sections 4967.21 to 4967.24, inclusive, of the Revised Code, either railroad company sells or conveys, or suffers to be sold or conveyed, its interest in the railroad or part thereof so owned in common, such company may acquire by purchase or condemnation such land as it needs to construct, maintain, and operate a railroad along and adjacent to such part of its chartered route as was so sold or conveyed, and it shall have and enjoy all rights and franchises in respect to such newly acquired railroad as were held and enjoyed in respect to the railroad sold or conveyed.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .