Railroad rate control in its legal aspects

a study of the effect of judicial decisions upon public regulation of railroad rates
  • 147 Pages
  • 0.87 MB
  • English
for the American Economic Association by Macmillan , New York
Railroads -- Freight -- Rates -- United States., Railroads and state -- United St
Statementby Harrison Standish Smalley.
SeriesPublications of the American Economic Association, 3rd ser. ; v. 7, no. 2
LC ClassificationsHE2112 .S6, HB1 .A5
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 147 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16586646M
LC Control Number06026074

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Railroad rate control in its legal aspects; a study of the effect of judicial decisions upon public regulation of railroad rates.

By Harrison Standish SmalleyAuthor: Harrison Standish Smalley. TRB’s National Cooperative Rail Research Program (NCRRP) Legal Research Digest 2: Railroad Legal Issues and Resources presents legal issues of Railroad rate control in its legal aspects book that attorneys may encounter when representing both freight and passenger railroad owners, and operators involved in railroad-related transactions.

Issues explored in the report range from. Appears in 43 books from Page - Both the principal and interest of this bond are payable without deduction for any tax or taxes which the Railroad Company may be required to pay thereon or retain therefrom under any present or future law of the United States or of any state, county or municipality therein.

Alan D. Adams, “Reasonable Rates,” Journal of Political Econ no. 1 (December ): 79–97, 83; Harrison Standish Smalley, “Railroad Rate Control in Its Legal Aspects: A Study of the Effect of Judicial Decisions Upon Public Regulation of Railroad Rates,” Publications of the American Economic Association 3 Series 7, no.

2 (May. National urgency was present and seemingly boundless opportunities beckoned, so legal technicalities were definitely not the foremost considerations of the day, thus the railroad work went furiously forward, based at least in part upon the unsound notion that the railroads had been legally endowed with full control over all RR R/W.

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The US standard railroad gauge is 4 feet, inches (Gauge means width between the two rails). The U.S. federal safety standards allow the standard gauge to vary from 4 ft 8 in (1, mm) to 4 ft 9 1⁄2 in (1, mm) for operation up to 60 mph (97 km/h). regulating railroad rates, service levels, and the railroads’ common carrier obligations, particularly as railroads may become revenue adequate.

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The Hepburn Railway Regulation Act of was a major legislative achievement of the Progressive Era. With this act, Congress strengthened the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), expanding its authority and empowering it to set railroad rates, institute standardized accounting practices, and require rail companies to file annual reports.

In some states, railroad ROW is a statutory easement and state law controls no matter what the railroad claims its deed says. In Kansas, for instance, railroads take only an easement in strips taken for railroad right-of-ways regardless of how the railroad took the deed, whether by condemnation, by purchase, by fee simple or by easement.

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Internal Control Plan. The regulations require railroads to adopt a detailed Internal Control Plan (ICP) which specifically prohibits the carrier from threatening or harassing its employees.

The cornerstone of the ICP is a statement in clear and unmistakable language that provides "Harassment or intimidation of any person that is calculated to. The freight railroad industry in the United States plays a substantial and important role in the nation s transportation network.

From its beginnings in the early 19th century, the railroad industry grew within its first years to be the nation s dominant mode of transportation. With. Minnesota Rate Cases, U. ; cf. Kelly v. Washington ex rel. Foss Co., U. The dependence of local communities on local railroad services has for decades placed control over their curtailment within the regulatory authorities of the state.

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