Reports of Decisions of the Public Service Commission, First District, of the State of New York Volume 3

Reports of Decisions of the Public Service Commission, First District, of the State of New York Volume 3

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...1912, made and entered into between the Third Avenue Railway Company and the New York City Interborough Railway Company. The tracks in 145th Street, between Lenox Avenue and Broadway, were constructed by the Fort George & Eleventh Avenue Railroad Company. However, the New York Railways Company owns all the capital stock of the Fort George & Eleventh Avenue Railroad Company. Under the agreement of March 18, 1912, the Third Avenue Railway Company purports to acquire the right to operate cars over the tracks in question, either for itself or any of its subsidiaries. The New York City Interborough Railway Company is one of the subsidiaries of the Third Avenue Railway Company, and has a franchise right to operate a street surface railroad on 145th Street, between Lenox Avenue and Broadway. It proposes to operate said line as a part of a line of street railroad running from the intersection of Broadway and 145th Street, along 145th Street, across the Harlem River. and along East 149th Street, in the Borough of The Bronx, to the Southern Boulevard, in the Borough of The Bronx. In order to operate this line in its entirety, and in order to exercise its franchise in 145th Street, between Lenox Avenue and Broadway, the company is under the necessity of acquiring a right to operate over tracks in that street. Accordingly, as a subsidiary of the Third Avenue Railway Company, it has entered into an agreement with that company for the operation of cars over those tracks. This is one of the agreements now presented for approval. Hearings were had upon this application on July 8 and July I6, 1912. On these hearings no question was raised as to the necessity or convenience of some such arrangement as that proposed, and it was apparently conceded...show more

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  • Paperback | 422 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 748g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236844238
  • 9781236844231