Mileage Books. Hearings on S. 848
Dieses historische Buch kann zahlreiche Tippfehler und fehlende Textpassagen aufweisen. Kaufer konnen in der Regel eine kostenlose eingescannte Kopie ... Show synopsis Dieses historische Buch kann zahlreiche Tippfehler und fehlende Textpassagen aufweisen. Kaufer konnen in der Regel eine kostenlose eingescannte Kopie des originalen Buches vom Verleger herunterladen (ohne Tippfehler). Ohne Indizes. Nicht dargestellt. 1922 edition. Auszug: ...increase your operating expense. You would have additional wear and tear on everything that went into transportation, trackage, cars--everything? Mr. Bevington. Maintenance of way. The Chairman. Everything that goes into the cost of transportation. So the 43 per cent increase would leave the carriers as well off if they did not have that deduction made at all? Mr. Bevington. No; it would not, Mr. Chairman. They can not carry 43 per cent additional without some additional cost. The Chairman. That does not answer the question so that the committee, Congress, and the public may know the real facts. Are you not obliged to have some kind of cost computation taking into consideration in this matter in order to show how many more passengers you will have to have before you will have made up the $10 you have referred to? Mr. Bevington. We would have to increase the revenue 40 per cent, and therefore would have to have two passengers additional for every live we now move. The Chairman. That is taking in the base cost or just the return? Mr. Bevington. The return. The Chairman. That is another matter. That is all right for the fellow who buys a ticket, but where will the railroads get off? Mr. Bevington. I will touch on that a little later if you will permit me. Mr. Cooper. Could you increase the passenger travel' without disorganizing the present passenger schedule of trains? Are not most of the trunk lines between New York and Chicago running as many passenger trains as they can possibly run; could they put on more trains to carry passengers? Mr. Bevington. I think they could. I think we should have to have some additional equipment if we increased our business 43 per cent, plus an additional..."