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An Index-Digest of the Reported Decisions, Precedents and General Principles Enunciated by the Board of Railroad Commissioners from 1870 to 1911; Inclusive (Paperback) Loot Price: R446 Discovery Miles 4 460
An Index-Digest of the Reported Decisions, Precedents and General Principles Enunciated by the Board of Railroad Commissioners...
An Index-Digest of the Reported Decisions, Precedents and General Principles Enunciated by the Board of Railroad Commissioners...

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An Index-Digest of the Reported Decisions, Precedents and General Principles Enunciated by the Board of Railroad Commissioners from 1870 to 1911; Inclusive (Paperback)

Massachusetts Commissioners

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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. 1912 Excerpt: ...illegal in interstate transportation; nor, if the Interstate Commission should hold that such rates are illegal, does it seem to this Board that any serious complication would arise out of the grant of such rates to scholars for transportation within our state, and the denial thereof to scholars who are obliged to cross state lines. Topsfield, Salisbury et al. M. B. & M. R. Co., 1889, 246, 247. 452. When a general law is asked for, reducing the wholesale rates of fare at which season and package tickets for short distances shall be sold, and making them approximately uniform with the rates for longer distances, the questions thereupon raised are: (1) whether the amounts generally charged for season tickets over short distances are in themselves excessive; (2) whether these amounts are excessive as compared with those charged for longer distances. Hopkinson et at., pet'rs, 1872, 206. 453. In order to justify a recommendation that a rate of fare be reduced, it must be shown either that the rate is unreasonably high, or that there is something in the case FARES AND FREIGHTS--Con. taking it out of the general rule; as, for example, that the town of the petitioners is in the suburbs of Boston, and is entitled to low suburban rates. Westborough v. B. & A. R. Co., 1887, 93. See also 1882, 32. 454. Where a rate equivalent to fifty cents a week had been declared by a committee of the Legislature to be the lowest reasonable basis of season-ticket rates for an experimental system of cheap trains, the Board refused to adjudge a rate equivalent to seventy-two cents a week for season tickets on ordinary trains to be in itself an excessive charge. Hopkinson et al., pet'rs, 1872, 206. 455. The charge for season tickets for short distances will not be deemed excessi...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Massachusetts Commissioners
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 94
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-75590-9
Barcode: 9781130755909
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-75590-8

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