The Science of Railways Volume 4

The Science of Railways Volume 4

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...who sell local tickets are required to make a monthly return thereof. This return contains not only an accurate account of all tickets sold, but a classified statement of the tickets on hand at the commencement and close of the month. The destinations of all tickets are required to be shown in the return in the order prescribed. The general custom is to require returns to be rendered in "station order." The importance of observing some order, it matters not what, so long as it is generally used, 3hould be borne in mind. Many of the records in the general office contain printed lists of stations, and it is obvious that a great saving in time, labor and expense must result to the company from the strict observance on the part of all concerned of a similar order. The commencing number of each form should be shown whether any sales have been made or not. When sales have occurred the closing number should also be given. The commencing and closing numbers of each book and excursion ticket should be entered in the place provided therefor. Many card and book tickets are distinguished by an initial or series number. In such cases this designation should be noted over the commencing number. When book tickets are sold, the form should be entered in the closing number column. In reporting book tickets sold at limited rates, the letter "L" should be written after the number sold. First class tickets sold at regular tariff rates should be entered in the column provided for such tickets. Tickets sold at special rates should be entered under the proper form designation in the place provided for special business. If a ticket has been spoiled during the month, its number should be noted in the place provided therefor. When the route of a book...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555430
  • 9781236555434