Cases Decided During the Sessions, 1890-91-92-93-94; By the Court of Referees on Private Bills in Parliament

Cases Decided During the Sessions, 1890-91-92-93-94; By the Court of Referees on Private Bills in Parliament

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...and SouthJVestern company the owners of a through route between Glasgow and Stranraer and Portpatrick, Tid Kilmarnock and Girvan, with the result that they would be able to compete at Stranraer and Portpatrick with the petitioners for Irish traffic at present sent over the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire railway to Ardrossan harbour for shipment to Ireland. The promoters themselves had a railway from Glasgow to Ardrossan, which formed a competitive route to Ardrossan with that of the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire company, and also a railway from Glasgow to Portpatrick and Stranraer, rifi Kilmarnock, Dumfries, and Castle Douglas, to Stranraer and Portpatrick, but the petitioners contended that the route by the latter railway was so circuitous that no considerable traffic was sent by it, and that therefore the new route to Stranraer and Portpatrick, which the promoters would acquire in their own hands under the bill, would in effect create a new competition with the petitioners for Irish traffic. The petitioners urged as an additional argument for their being heard that the bill was one for the amalgamation of two railway companies, and that the Court was accustomed to regard with favour the claims of petitioners to be heard against such bills. Contra, it was argued on behalf of the pro' motors that there was an existing competition between the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire company and the promoters for traffic between Glasgow and Ardrossan; that the promoters already possessed a route of their own between Glasgow and Stranraer and Portpatrick; and that they already worked the Ayrshire and railway, No.1, which would cross some land belonging to the Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire railway company, intended to be used by them for station purposes, and of a...show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236888774
  • 9781236888778