Baggage Car Traffic; Illustrating Customs and Necessary Rules and Regulations of the Baggage Department and the Parcel Traffic of Railroads in This Country and in Europe

Baggage Car Traffic; Illustrating Customs and Necessary Rules and Regulations of the Baggage Department and the Parcel Traffic of Railroads in This Country and in Europe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...rates. Velocipedes, bicycles, hawkers' hand carts and ice cream carts, requiring a carriage truck for their conveyance, are to be charged as for a two wheeled carriage. "Perambulators are charged half the above rates for bath chairs, etc. When sent as parcels the charge is double."1 "Bath chairs, when accompanied by passengers, are charged as follows: "Not exceeding 12 miles $ 25 "Above 12 miles and not exceeding 25 miles.. 37 "25 ."" 50.." 50 50" " "75 "--75 "75" " "100.." 1 00 "For each additional 50 miles or portion thereof 25 "When sent as parcels double the above rates are charged. "Perambulators are charged half the above rates for bath chairs. Velocipedes, when conveyed in the guard's van, are charged same as bath chairs, and bicycles as perambulators. When so large as to require a carriage truck, the ordinary carriage rates are charged. These rates are at owner's risk. Furniture vans will not be carried by passenger trains. "Small boats and canoes, conveyed on the roofs of carriages or in the guards' vans, will be charged as follows: Small canoes, to be charged 2c. per mile each, minimum charge----$ 62 Sculling boats, to be charged 2c. per mile each, minimum charge--62 Pair oared boats, to be charged 2c. per mile each, minimum charge 7 Four oared boats, to be charged 4c. per mile each, minimum charge I 00 Eight oared boats, to be charged 6c. per mile each, minimum charge I 25 "2 1. Midland Ry. of England, January 31,1878. 3. London and Northwestern Railway Company, Dec. 1876. In the United States the charge on the extra baggage of interroad passengers is generally fixed at fifteen per cent, per one hundred pounds of the rate...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236550714
  • 9781236550712