Annual Report of the Interstate Commerce Commission

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Page 167 - An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by compelling common carriers engaged in interstate commerce to equip their cars with automatic couplers and continuous brakes, and their locomotives with driving-wheel brakes, and for other purposes...
Page 126 - ... unless such holding shall have been authorized by order of the Commission upon due showing that neither public nor private interests will be adversely affected thereby.
Page 28 - The President is hereby authorized (1) to require that performance under contracts or orders (other than contracts of employment) which he deems necessary or appropriate to promote the national defense shall take priority over performance under any other contract or order, and, for the purpose of assuring such priority, to require acceptance and performance of such contracts or orders in preference to other contracts or orders by any person he finds to be capable of their performance, and (2) to...
Page 51 - ... part of the general steam-railroad system of transportation now or hereafter operated by any other motive power. The Interstate Commerce Commission is hereby authorized and directed upon request of the Board or upon complaint of any party interested to determine after hearing whether any line operated by electric power falls within the terms of this proviso. The term "employer...
Page 83 - Congress intended the exemption to turn on the type of shipment which was involved, whether f . ob origin or fob destination (delivered price). On the contrary, it is clear that the nature of the relationship between the members and the group was thought to be determinative. Under that test, the valid claim of the association to the statutory exemption is established by the original Commission decision. The judgment below is Affirmed.
Page 93 - Owners are required to load into or on cars freight for forwarding by rail carriers, and to unload from cars freight received by rail carriers, carried at...
Page 86 - States, supra, that it was an "undue or unreasonable prejudice" under that section for a railroad to divide its dining car by curtains, partitions and signs in order to separate passengers according to race. The Court said that under 3(1) "[w]here a dining car is available to passengers holding tickets entitling them to use it, each such passenger is equally entitled to its facilities in accordance with reasonable regulations.
Page 138 - Division 5 (one of its three members dissenting) found that applicant's operations were not those of a common or contract carrier by motor vehicle as defined by the Act and dismissed the application. This finding, it will be observed, had the effect of holding that applicant was a private carrier. Being dissatisfied with the decision of Division 5, certain intervening protestants, including some of the intervening plaintiffs herein, filed petitions in both...
Page 138 - Coastal Tank Lines Inc. v. Charlton Bros. Transp. Co. Inc., 48 MCC 289; Aetna Freight Lines Inc., Interpretation of Certificate, 48 MCC 610; Western Auto Transports Inc.
Page 122 - ... operating expenses, taxes, equipment rents and joint facility rents between freight and passenger service. The division said it was taking the step because, "due to technological changes within the railroad industry, changes in the terminology of some items are desirable.

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