Moses v Midland Railway Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtDivisional Court
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2 cases
  • Alphacell Ltd v Woodward
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 3 May 1972
    ...caused the polluting matter to enter the stream. 5There are two previous decisions which call for brief comment. The first is Moses v. The Midland Railway Company [1915] 113 L.T. 451 which was decided upon similar terminology in section 5 of the Salmon Fishery Act, 1861. The cause of the es......
  • National Rivers Authority (Southern Region) v Alfred Mcalpine Homes East Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 26 January 1994
    ...of a stranger, the risk of which could not reasonably have been foreseen. The appellants relied strongly upon Moses v Midland Railway Co. 31 TLR 440. In that case a private owner's tank wagon filled with creosote formed part of a train being driven by the defendants. At the beginning of the......

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