London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company v South Eastern Railway Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date28 July 1893
Judgment citation (vLex)[1893] UKHL J0728-1

[1893] UKHL J0728-1

House of Lords

London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company
and
South Eastern Railway Company.
1

After hearing Counsel as well on Tuesday the 11th as Thursday the 13th, Friday the 14th, Friday the 21st, Monday the 24th, and Thursday the 27th days of this instant July, upon the Petition and Appeal of the London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company, praying. That the matter of the Order set forth in the Schedule thereto, namely, an Order of Her Majesty's Court of Appeal, of the 2nd of March 1892, so far as therein stated to be appealed against, might be reviewed before Her Majesty the Queen in Her Court of Parliament, and that the said Order, so far as aforesaid, might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Petitioners might have such other relief in the premises as to Her Majesty the Queen in Her Court of Parliament might seem meet; as also upon the printed Case of the South-Eastern Railway Company, lodged in answer to the said Appeal; and due consideration had this day of what was offered on either side in this Cause:

2

It is Ordered and Adjudged by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in the Court of Parliament of Her Majesty the Queen assembled, That the said Order of Her Majesty's Court of Appeal, of the 2nd of March 1892, be, and the same is hereby reversed in so far as it declares that the following items in the Account I., mentioned in paragraph 2 of the Official Referee's Report, dated the 17th of November 1890, mentioned in the Order of Mr. Justice Kekewich, of the 10th of April 1891, that is to say � the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th items on the debtor side of the Account�

£.

s.

d.

Continental traffic, other than Boat Coupons

30,065

14

10

Porters shipping baskets at Calais

470

7

7

Conveying passengers in South-Eastern trains over London, Chatham, and Dover Lines

46

4

2

Balances of Dover wrong route Ticket Account

19

5

8

3

And the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 6th items on the credit side of the Account�

£.

s.

d.

Moiety of Interest on Caution money

723

18

8

Printing Continental Tickets

544

10

3

Balances of Dover wrong route Ticket Account

137

9

1

Overcharge in Account for Porters shipping parcels

13

17

3

Continental traffic, other than Boat Coupons

297

4

2

4

Ought to be omitted as not coming into the Account directed by the Judgment of Mr. Justice Kekewich, of...

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