Railway Tariffs and the Interstate Commerce Law

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Página 41 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers or of like kind of property, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line, in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
Página 33 - ... no such company shall make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to, or in favor of, any particular person or company, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...
Página 66 - ... like and contemporaneous service in the transportation of a like kind of traffic under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, such common carrier shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which is hereby prohibited and declared to be unlawful.
Página 37 - ... of either of them, a greater sum than is at the time charged or received for the transportation of the like kind and quantity of freight, from the same original point of departure and under similar circumstances, to a station at a greater distance on the road of either of them in the same direction.
Página 41 - Provided, however, that upon application to the commission appointed under the provisions of this Act such common carrier may, in special cases, after investigation by the commissioner be authorized to charge less for longer than for shorter distances for the transportation of passengers or property ; and the Commission may from time to time prescribe the extent to which such designated common carrier may be relieved from the operation of this section of this Act...
Página 66 - to make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person, company, firm, corporation, or locality, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...
Página 22 - ... (c) It would compel a company to carry for the same rate over a line which has been very expensive in construction, or which from gradients or otherwise is very expensive in working, at the same rate at which it carries over less expensive lines.
Página 69 - All persons paying the toll aforesaid may, with suitable and proper carriages, use and travel upon the said railroad, subject to such rules and regulations as the said corporation are authorized to make by the 9th section of this act.
Página 66 - ... shall be just and reasonable, and every unjust and unreasonable charge is prohibited and declared to be unlawful...
Página 33 - The courts held that this demand for equality of treatment applies only to persons ; but that nothing prevents the railways from favoring one class of traders, or one town, or one portion of their traffic, provided the conditions are the same for all persons, and for the benefit of the railway. See the decisions in Shelford, Law of Railways, (4th ed.), i, 166-174. Cf. also the English Parliamentary Report for 1872 (Joint Select Committee on Railway Companies Amalgamation), p. xiii. illicit motives...

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