Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Decisions of the Interstate Commerce Commission of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937

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Page 691 - It shall be unlawful for any common carrier 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...
Page 124 - A carrier or group of carriers must be the common source of the discrimination — must effectively participate in both rates, if an order for correction of the disparity is to run against it or them.
Page 272 - ... if a circuitous rail line or route is, because of such c,ircuity, granted authority to meet the charges of a more direct line or route to or from competitive points and to maintain higher charges to or from intermediate points on its line, the authority shall not include intermediate points as to which the haul of the petitioning line or route is not longer than that of the direct line or route between the competitive points...
Page 90 - employer" shall not include any street, interurban, or suburban electric railway, unless such railway is operating as a part of a general steam-railroad system of transportation, but shall not exclude any part of the general steam-railroad system of transportation now or hereafter operated by any other motive power. The Interstate Commerce Commission...
Page 90 - Board, or upon complaint of any party interested, to determine after hearing whether any line operated by electric power falls within the terms of thla proviso. The term "employer...
Page 86 - If there is in any other tariff a commodity rate on the same article from the intermediate origin point applicable over the same route to the same destination, the provisions of this rule are not applicable from such intermediate origin point.
Page 223 - Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed; to the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient railway transportation service at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service; and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable the carriers, under honest...
Page 673 - ... the commission shall by order prescribe the just, reasonable, and equitable divisions thereof to be received by the several carriers...
Page 129 - Where, however, a carrier whose lines reach, or which controls the rate to, one of the destinations, is a party to a joint rate to the other but cannot make or control the latter rate, or though it were to withdraw as a party thereto, or to cancel the rate, the discrimination would still continue — it cannot be held responsible nor can any order to remove the prejudice run against it.37 This rule has been consistently applied in respect of export and import rates to the.
Page 69 - No. 12278, and to maintain higher rates to intermediate points of destination, provided that the present rates to the said intermediate points shall not be increased except as may hereafter be authorized by the commission, and shall in no case exceed the lowest combination.

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