Annual Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners, for the Year Ending ..., Issue 6

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Kansas Publishing House: T.D. Thacher, state printer, 1888 - Railroads
 

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Page 105 - It shall be the duty of any railroad company, when within its power so to do, and upon reasonable notice, to furnish suitable cars to any and all persons who may apply therefor for the transportation of any and all kinds of freight, and to receive and transport such freight with all reasonable dispatch...
Page 473 - ... stations or station houses, or any change in its rates of fare for transporting freight or passengers, or any change in the mode of operating its road and conducting its business is reasonable and expedient in order to promote the security, convenience and accommodation of the public...
Page 477 - ... fails to comply with the provisions of the two preceding sections shall for every such failure be liable for and forfeit and pay a penalty of not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars...
Page 475 - That all railroad companies in this State shall, on demand, issue duplicate freight receipts to shippers in which shall be stated the class or classes of freight shipped, the freight charges over the road giving the receipt, and so far as practicable, shall state the freight charges over the roads that carry such freight.
Page 472 - ... shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office, and be sworn to the due and faithful performance of the duties of their respective offices before...
Page 111 - Whenever, in the judgment of the railroad commissioners, it shall appear that any railroad corporation fails, in any respect or particular, to comply with the terms of its charter or the laws of the state, or whenever in their judgment any repairs are necessary upon its road, or any addition to its rolling stock, or any addition to or change of its stations or station houses, or any change in...
Page 473 - Into any neglect or violation of the laws of this State by any railroad corporation doing business therein, or by the officers, agents or employes thereof and shall also from time to time carefully examine and inspect the condition of each railroad In the State and of Its equipment, and the manner of its conduct and management with reference to the public safety and convenience.
Page 168 - No railroad company shall charge, demand or receive from any person, company or corporation an unreasonable price for the transportation of persons or property, or for the...
Page 475 - ... charge, demand or receive from any other person, company or corporation, for a like service from the same place...
Page 473 - December in each year, make a report to the governor of their doings for the preceding year, containing such facts, statements and explanations as will disclose the working of the system of railroad transportation in this state, and its relations to the general business and prosperity of the citizens of the state, and such suggestions and recommendations in respect thereto as may seem appropriate.

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