A Collection of the Cases Decided Under the 2nd Section of the Railway and Canal Traffic Act, 1854, and Reports of Cases Decided by the Railway Commissioners Under the Regulation of Railways Act, 1873: With the Statutes and Notes, Also a Digest of Cases on Railway and Canal Traffic, Volume 1
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accommodation act of parliament affidavits alleged application Ardrossan Baxendale Brighton and South Bristol Bristol and Exeter Caledonian Canal Traffic Act Carmarthen carriage of coals carriers carry coals cartage Caterham circumstances Cockburn collieries common carriers company's complainants consigned consignees conveyance conveyed cost Court defendants delivery difference distance Eastern Counties Railway enjoining fares favour Fenny Compton Forest of Dean giving an undue Glasgow Greenock injunction Junction Company line of railway London and South Lubenham Lydney Manchester Messrs mileage miles Miles Platting North Oldham Road station owners Oxlade pany parcels parties passengers persons petitioner Railway and Canal Railways Act reasonable received refused Regulation of Railways respect route Ruabon Coal Company rule show cause South Devon Railway South Western Railway statute Stratford-upon-Avon tolls trade trucks undue and unreasonable undue or unreasonable undue preference undue prejudice unreasonable preference unreasonable prejudice Vict waggons Wemyss Bay Western Company Western Railway Company Workington
Page 11 - Affidavits shall be confined to such facts as the witness is able of his own knowledge to prove, except on interlocutory motions, on which statements as to his belief, with the grounds thereof, may be admitted.
Page 3 - ... carrier or other person shall fail to obey such injunction or other proper process, mandatory or otherwise; and...
Page 13 - Parliament within Thirty Days after the making thereof, if Parliament is then sitting, and, if not, then within Thirty Days after the next Meeting of Parliament.
Page 97 - Every railway company, canal company, and railway and canal company, shall, according to their respective powers, afford all reasonable facilities for the receiving and forwarding and delivering of traffic upon and from the several railways and canals belonging to or worked by such companies respectively, and for the return of carriages, trucks, boats, and other vehicles...
Page 89 - Provided that all such tolls be at all times charged equally to all persons, and after the same rate, •whether per ton per mile or otherwise, in respect of all passengers, and of all goods or carriages of the same description, and conveyed or propelled by a like carriage or engine, passing only over the same portion of the line of railway under the same circumstances...
Page 306 - ... canals by the other, without any unreasonable delay, and without any such preference or advantage, or prejudice or disadvantage, as aforesaid, and so that no obstruction may be offered to the public desirous of using such railways or canals or railways and canals as a continuous line of communication, and so that all reasonable accommodation may, by means of the railways and canals of the several companies, be at all times afforded to the public in that behalf.
Page 171 - Subject to the provisions and restrictions in this and the special Act, and any Act incorporated therewith, it shall be lawful for the company, for the purpose of constructing the railway, or the accommodation works connected therewith, hereinafter mentioned, to execute any of the following works...
Page 430 - Every railway company and canal company shall keep at each of their stations and wharves a book or books showing every rate for the time being charged for the carriage of traffic, other than passengers and their luggage, from that station or wharf to any place to which they book, including any rates charged under any special contract, and stating the distance from that station or wharf of every station, wharf, siding, or place to which any such rate is charged.