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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ... the railroad), referring
also to the 79th, 80th, 196th, 197th, 200th (a), and other general
clauses, I have no hesitation in concluding (in accordance with the
defendants' argument), that, by the effect of that statute, the
defendants were intended to have, and empowered to make, on land
north of Fishergate, a station (in the largest sense of the word)
for passengers and goods, whether coming from, or going to, the
canal, or from or to such station only; and secondly, that they
(the defendants) were obliged, in favour of the Canal Company, (at
the time when it was intended that their railway or tramroad should
be taken from them), to give to that Company the accommodation
pointed out by the act. Such was the position of the Bolton and
Preston Company at the time of passing the act, upon which the
arguments before me principally turned. Now, upon inspection of a
map of the county, shewing the line of the North Union Railway and
the line originally projected for the Bolton and Preston Railroad,
it will be seen, that the line of the former, from Euxton to
Preston, and the line of the latter, from Chorley to Preston, run
parallel to, and not very far distant from each other; and it was
thought expedient that the defendants' intended line, north of
Chorley, and lying between Chorley and Fishergate, in (a) Ante, p.
352, note. 1843. The North Union RailWay Co. v. The Bolton And
Preston Railway Co. Preston, should be discontinued, and that the
defendants should be authorized to unite the Bolton and Preston
Railway by a line between Chorley and Euxton, so as to have one
line of railway only for the use of both Companies (plaintiffs and
defendants) between Chorley and Preston. An agreement to this
effect was come to between the parties; and the...
|Country of origin:
Great Britain Courts
||246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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