Traffic Cases; Reports of Cases Decided Under the Railway and Canal Traffic Acts, Railways ACT and the Road and Rail Traffic ACT Volume 10

Traffic Cases; Reports of Cases Decided Under the Railway and Canal Traffic Acts, Railways ACT and the Road and Rail Traffic ACT Volume 10

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...but running into and connecting with their Granton station and their Leith goods station. Messrs. Cowan sent esparto grass in bales from Granton harbour and Leith harbour to their mills at Penicuik, connected by private sidings with the company's railway, the Low Mill siding where the esparto was delivered being about sixteen miles from the Leith and Granton stations. The rate charged was 5;. a ton, and the maximum charge for conveyance for that distance being 3: . 111., the balance of the rate, viz. Is. 11r1., was the charge for services other than conveyance. These services were (1) haulage over the harbour lines; (2) use of Granton or Leith Docks station; and (3) services at the Low Mill siding. (1) As to the first of these seivices it was proved that when a vessel arrived at the docks the esparto was loaded direct from it into the railway trucks by men employed and paid by the consignees, but the sheeting of the trucks was done by the railway company, and also the haulage of them by engine and horse (1) Before Lord Tnsrmza, and Commissioners Sir Fasnnnrcx Penn and Viscount COBHAX, sitting at the Parliament House, Edinburgh. October 20, 21, 1897, January 26, 1898. power over the harbour lines to their goods stations at Granton and Leith. The charge for this service was (id. a ton. In this charge was included 1Y., d. per ten for the sheeting, being the full service terminal, and la-. per ten for the supply of straw and the laying it in trucks to prevent injury to the esparto from dust and damp. The railway company alleged that as there was no obligation on a railway company to perform services outside its own line, the haulage they did on the harbour lines, which were not theirs, was not a service within section 5 of their...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236928547
  • 9781236928542