Report of the Select Committee on Railway Management

Report of the Select Committee on Railway Management

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...own conviction, to carry out the resolutions of the majority of the Board?--That would depend upon the particular case. If it were simply a matter of opinion I would give it readily, but suppose the majority of the Board decided to do what I considered entirely opposed to right, I would not submit. 281. Then what becomes of the control of the Board?--They would find another man. 282. Would you feel it your duty to resign?--Certainly. 283. Chairman. The present Board was established as a tentative measure?--Yes., 284. Are you of opinion that the time has now arrived when it would be advantageous to the interests of the country to proceed further in that direction by enlarging the Board?--"With regard to work I do not think it is necessary, but with regard to ensuring the confidence of the public I think it may be desirable. 285. Mr. Wilman. Supposing it is found desirable to enlarge the present Board, would you have the mercantile interest represented on it?--I think it would do no harm, and it might assist in some points connected with commercial matters generally. 286. "Would you have each commercial centre represented?--I should have no objection; but from the experience I have gained, I am confirmed in my opinion that itx.jwioii. ft would not do to have local boards. Practically with April 28,1882 regard to local matters, I have commenced having local departmental boards without authority. I get the heads of the departments to confer together, and I find the practice useful in this way: --It often happens that two departments are concerned; supposing they are the Traffic and Locomotive Departments, and the matter were left to the head of the Traffic Department, he might have to pass judgment on a matter concerning more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236774396
  • 9781236774392