mileage books


mileage books
Small books of a size convenient for the pocket issued by railroad companies to be purchased and used by passengers as tickets for transportation, each page, or perforated section, good for a specified number of miles of travel, to be removed from the book and taken up by the train conductor as used. Such books are frequently issued at a lower rate per mile than is charged for single trip tickets. 9 Am J2d Car § 811. The tickets contained in the book, being used on the basis of mileage covered, are to be distinguished from commutation tickets which are good for a specified number of trips between named stations or points. Pennsylvania R. Co. v Towers, 245 US 6, 62 L Ed 117, 38 S Ct 2.

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