Chicago & Alton R. Co. v. United States, 247 U.S. 197 (1918)

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Chicago & Alton R. Co. v. United States, 247 U.S. 197 (1918)

Chicago & Alton Railroad Company v. United States


No. 640


Submitted April 18, 1918
Decided May 20, 1918
247 U.S. 197

CERTIORARI TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT

Syllabus

A switch tender on duty in switch shanties within a railroad yard, which are continuously operated day and night, and where, by use of the telephone, he receives and delivers orders from the yard master to engine and train crews pertaining to train movements through the yard, is within the class described in proviso of § 2 of the Hours of Service Act, whose service is thereby limited to nine-hours in twenty-four.

244 F. 945 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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