Fallacies of the Broken Gauge: Mr. Lushington's Argument in Favour of Broad Gauge and Breaks of Gauge Refuted. Being A Reply to the Remarks of a Late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge in the Report of the Gauge Commissioners, 第 4 期
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advocate argument in favour Astronomer Royal Birmingham bolt break of conveyance break of gauge Bristol broad and narrow broad gauge lines broken gauge Brunel candour change of carriage civil engineer common sense delay diversity of gauge Eastern Counties Railway endured every day evil expe expense experiments facts FALLACY favour of break FAVOUR OF UNIFORMITY Fellow of Trinity GAUGE AND BREAKS gauge and uniformity GAUGE QUESTION gauge would occasion Gloucester inconvenience ingenious instituted interruption very nearly judgment last session late Fellow lines of Railway locomotive London Lushington LUSHINGTON'S ARGUMENT ments Midland Railway millions of money mis-statement misrepresentation narrow gauge National System non sequitur optimum gauge Oxford Line passengers practical proposed Railway communication Railway Races readers remedy riments Royal Commissioners seen sense of England sioners sixty-four speed station steam-boat stoppage suggestio falsi suppressio TRING Trinity College unity of gauge variety of gauge Western Company Western Railway whole journey
第 40 頁 - Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search.
第 13 頁 - That, as any junction to be formed with a Broad Gauge Line would involve a break of gauge, provided our first recommendation be adopted, great commercial convenience would be obtained by reducing the gauge of the present Broad Gauge Lines to the Narrow Gauge of 4 feet...
第 13 頁 - ... difficulties of break of gauge were fully considered, advantages and disadvantages balanced; and although in some respects the broad gauge was to be preferred, they recommended that as the greater part of England was already laid with the 4 feet 8£ gauge, it alone should be maintained and permitted ' in all public railways now under construction, or hereafter to be constructed in Great Britain.
第 11 頁 - Parliament for the construction of railways, provision ought to be made for securing a uniform gauge, and whether it would be expedient and practicable to take measures to bring the railways already constructed, or in progress of construction, in Great Britain, into uniformity of gauge : and...
第 19 頁 - The change of carriages, horse-boxes and trucks, and the transference of luggage of an entire train of much extent, must, even in the daytime, be an inconvenience of a very serious nature, but at night it would be an intolerable evil, and we think legislative interference is called for to remove or mitigate such an evil.
第 11 頁 - ... expedient and practicable to take measures to bring the railways already constructed, or in progress of construction, in Great Britain, into uniformity of gauge, and to inquire whether any other mode could be adopted of obviating or mitigating the evil apprehended as likely to arise from the break that will occur in railway communications from the want of an uniform gauge...
第 3 頁 - Fallacies of the Broken Gauge. — Mr. Lushington's Arguments in Favour of Broad Gauge and Breaks of Gauge Refuted ; being a Reply to the Remarks of a Late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, on the Report of the Gauge Commissioners. By a Fellow of Two Royal Societies. London: John Ollivier, 59, Pall Mall.
第 19 頁 - ... is of the utmost consequence that the load should not be disturbed between the beginning and the end of the journey ; a change of carriage, such as would result in all probability from a break of the gauge, would altogether prevent the transport of such articles by this mode of conveyance. We believe that the traffic upon the line of railway between Birmingham and Bristol has been greatly restricted by the interruption of gauge at Gloucester.
第 31 頁 - ... Laws, RN, Capt. JM, general manager of the Leeds and Manchester Railway. 21. Locke, Joseph, CE 22. M'Connell, James Edward, superintendent of the locomotive department on the Birmingham and Bristol Railway. 23. Martin, Albinus, CE, resident engineer and superintendent of the South Western Railway. 24 Mills, TC, manager of the goods department of the London and Birmingham Railway. 25.