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Page 1 - By proportional rates are meant those which differ from the corresponding local rates to and from the port and which apply only to traffic which has been brought to the port or is carried from the port by a common carrier by water.
Page 327 - The company is not bound to see its property gradually waste, without making provision out of earnings for its replacement. It is entitled to see that from earnings the value of the property invested is kept unimpaired, so that at the end of any given term of years the original investment remains as it was at the beginning.
Page 286 - ... in proper condition and safe to operate in the service to which the same is put...
Page 301 - State authorities in the enforcement of any provision of this act. "(4) whenever in any such Investigation the commission, after full hearing, finds that any such rate, fare, charge, classification, regulation, or practice causes any undue or unreasonable advantage, preference. or prejudice as between persons or localities In intrastate commerce on the one hand and Interstate or foreign commerce...
Page 302 - State or coming from or going to any other State. Persons and property transported over any railroad shall be delivered at any station at charges not exceeding the charges for transportation of persons and property of the same class in the same direction to any more distant station; but excursion and commutation tickets may be issued at special rates.
Page 1 - Commission is hereby authorized and empowered to determine and prescribe what will be the just and reasonable individual or joint rate, fare, or charge, or rates, fares, or charges, to be thereafter observed in such case, or the maximum or minimum, or maximum and minimum, to be charged...
Page 141 - Block. A length of track of defined limits, the use of which by trains is governed by block signals, cab signals, or both.
Page 1 - Furthermore, we believe that the principles announced in Texas & P. Ry. Co. v. Interstate Commerce Commission, 162 US 197...
Page 327 - Knoxville v. Knoxville Water Co., 212 US 1, 13-14. This naturally calls for expenditures equal to the cost of the worn out equipment at the time of replacement; and this, for all practical purposes, means present value. It is the settled rule of this Court that the rate base is present value, and it would be wholly illogical to adopt a different rule for depreciation.
Page 309 - Such rates, fares, charges, classifications, regulations, and practices shall be observed while in effect by the carriers parties to such proceeding affected thereby, the law of any State or the decision or order of any State authority to the contrary notwithstanding.