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Section 220. Whoever, without right rides or attempts to ride upon a locomotive engine, tender, freight car, caboose, other conveyance or passenger train upon a railroad or upon the trains of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuter rail other than as a fare paying passenger, or employee, shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or imprisonment for not more than six months. A sheriff, deputy sheriff, constable, police officer, railroad police officer, or officer appointed with the powers of a railroad police officer, upon view of such offense, may, without a warrant, arrest the offender and make complaint against him therefor.

This section shall not apply to railroad employees while in the discharge of their duties.

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