Railway Times Volume 70

Railway Times Volume 70

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...and if there was any ground of complaint the Board of Trade should bring it before the Railway Commissioners to secure that justice be done. Mr. Dalziel, admitting that it was useless to continue his original opposition to the Bill as a whole, sought, as far as possible, to obtain a limitation of the conditions, and especially to secure some measure of Parliamentary control over the line by a power to nominate one of the directors. Mr. White, Mr. Lough, Mr. Strachey, and Mr. Warner continued the discussion. On a division the amended form of the amendment was carried by 108 againsc 25.--Mr. Strachey moved an amendment making it a condition that the railway was necessary for the fishing industry, and that local landlords gave all reasonable assistance.--Sir M. H. Beach explained that the guarantee had already been given, and that in all respects these conditions were already fulfilled.--Mr. Strachey proceeded to speak in support of his amendment, when Sir M. H. Beach at three o'clock moved the closure, which was carried by 106 against 24.--On a division the amendment was rejected by 108 against 20.--The Bill then passed through committee.--The Bill, as amended, was considered on Monday, and an amendment, moved by the Chancellor Of The Exchequer, was agreed to, providing that the Board of Trade should report annually on the efficient working of the railway, and also the rates and charges enforced thereon.--The Bill was read the third time. THE LIGHT RAILWAYS BILL. The House of Lords on Monday went into Committee on the Light Railways Bill. On clause 7 Lord Camperdown moved the insertion of a new sub-section providing that definite notice should be given to persons whose land was sought to be taken for the purpose of light railways; and, ...
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  • Paperback | 514 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 907g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980794
  • 9781236980793