Forms of forwarding notes, 1401. Execution of forwarding notes, 1402. Filling in by senders and examination and preservation of forwarding notes by railway staff, 1403. Filling in of forwarding notes for mixed consignments, 1404. Priority/Wagon demand registers, 1405. Priority register for 'Smalls', 1406. Rules for registration of indents and allotment of wagons, etc., 1407. Money receipts for wagon registration fee, 1408. Refund of wagon registration fee, 1409. Register of wagon registration fee collected, refunded etc., 1410. Lump sum deposits, 1411. Election of railway risk rate where an alternative owner's risk rate is quoted, 1412. Routing of traffic, 1418. Disposal of forwarding notes, 1414. Examination of goods with regard to commodity, 1415. Mis-declaration of goods, 1416. Surprise checks to detect mis-declaration, 1417. Examination of packing, etc. of goods, 1413. Marking of goods, 1419. Marking by consignors, 1420. Marking by the railway staff, 1421. Weighment of outward goods, 1422—1425. Stations unable to weigh consignments due to weighing machine being out of order, 1426-1427. Weight for charge for timber and other commodities in the absence of weighment facilities, 1428. Car and use of weighbridges, 1429-1430. Testing of weighbridges by Weighbridge Inspector, 1431. Care, adjustment and repair of weighing-machines, 1432—1434. Testing of weighbridge and weighing-machines, 1435-1436. Surprise checks for detection of under-weighments, 1437. Rating of goods, 1438. Different forms of invoices for 'To-pay/Paid', local and through traffic, 1439. Custody and issue of invoice books, 1440 Numbering of invoices, 1441. Preparation of invoices, 1442-1448. Collection and accountal of freight, etc. charges 1449-1450. Grant of receipt foil of invoice to consignors, 1451. Submission of Accounts foils of invoices to Traffic Accounts Office, 1452-1453. Submission of invoice foils to destination station, 1454. Transit invoices to accompany the consignment, 1455. Goods received without transit invoice, 1456. Cancellation of invoices 1457. Issue of duplicate invoices' railway receipts, forbidden, 1458. Through goods forwarded by other than the invoiced route, 1459. Copies of invoices, 1460. Alteration of entries in station books and records, 1461. Conveyance of explosives and other dangerous goods, 1462. Booking of contraband and offensive goods, 1463-1464. Booking of restricted goods, 146 5. Booking of valuable articles, 1466. Booking of live-stock, 1467. Booking of fodder or forage to famine-stricken areas, 1468-1469. Booking of metal scrap, 1470. Booking of consignments on the authority of kit pass, 1471. Quick Transit Service, 1472-1473. Refund of Quick Transit Service charges, 1474. Container services, 1475—1477. Freight Forwarder Scheme, 1478.
Loading of Goods
Securing of traffic in train loads and in wagon loads, 1501. Turn-round of stock, 1502. Loading and unloading of goods at places other than goods sheds, 1503. Placement and release memo, 1504. Placing wagons in position for loading, 1505. Selection of wagons for loading of goods, 1506. Precautions to be taken when loading a wagon, 1507. Other precautions to be observed while loading in wagons, 1508. Precautions to be taken when loading no a-water-tight covered wagons, 1509. Booking of consignments wherever provision of dunnage is required, 1510. Other checks to be exercised when wagons are loaded by owners, 1511. Tally books for outward goods, 1512-1513. Loading of bulky goods exceeding maximum moving dimensions, 1514. Loading of other bulky articles, 1515. Bulky articles to be securely lashed, 1516. Loading of long articles, 1517. Loading of rails, girders, etc., in open trucks, 1518-1519. Loading of carriages on trucks, 1520. Loading of damageable goods in open wagons, 152!. Open wagons loaded with goods liable to catch fire or goods packed in wooden crates or boxes, 1522. Tarpaulin to be strong and properly secured. 1523. Check lines on consignments of grain seeds, etc., loaded in open wagons, 1524. Loading of explosives and other dangerous goods, 1525. Loading of valuable goods of a damageable or fragile nature, 1526. Loading and unloading of valuable commodities, 1527 Loading and unloading of live-stock, 1528. Loading and unloading of goods in assisted or private sidings, 1529. Loading or unloading of goods by means of cranes, 1530-1531. Statement showing the use of the travelling crane 1532. Padlocking of wagons, 1533. Preparation of summaries of consignments loaded, 1534-1535. Paste-on labels, 1536. Wagon labels, 1537-1545. Caution and pictorial labels, 1546-1547. Pictorial labels on wagons containing explosives and other dangerous goods, 1548. Riveting of wagons, 1549-1550. Method of riveting 1551. Responsibility for ensuring riveting of all leaded wagons, 1552. Ellis Patent Locks, 1553-1563. Sealing of wagons, 1564. Wax seals, 1565-1565. Wire lead seals. 1567. Custody of seals, 1568. Examination of seals rivets and check lines, etc., on wagons, 1569. Action to be taken if seals are intact but rivets are missing, 1570. Action to be taken when seals of a wagon are found deficient or defective at the starting station, 1571. Action to bi taken at engine-changing stations and marshalling yards, 1572. Action to be taken at intermediate stations, 1573-1575. Action to be taken at terminals or stations at the end of Guards, run 1576-1577. General instructions, 1578. Transhipment at break-of-gauge stations, 1579. Transhipment register, 1580. Transhipment of contents of wagons damaged en route, 1581. Transhipment of P.Q.L. traffic, 1582. Tarpaulins, 1583-1584.
Traffic in 'Smalls', 1601-1602. Principles governing clearance of traffic in 'Smalls', 1603. Through Sealed Van (T.S.V.), 1604. Two Stations Sealed Van (T.S.S.V.), 1605. Section Sealed Van (S.S.V.), 1606. Juaction Sealed Van (J.S.V.), 1607. Section or Collecting Road Van (S.R.V. or C.R.V.) and running of van goods trains, 1608. Minimum weight for preparing a T.S.V., T.S.S.V., J.S.V. or S.S.V., 1609, General instructions for the preparation of Junction Scaled Vans and Section Road Vans, 1610-1613. Nominated loading, 1614-1618. Working of transhipment and repacking sheds, 1619-1631. Miscellaneous instructions 1632-1638.
Unloading and Reweighment of Inward Goods
Wagon exchange boot, 1701. Placing of inward loaded wagons, 1702. Placement and release mema 1703-1704. Wagon transfer registers, 1705-170S. Post system, 1709. Examination of seals, labels, etc., 1710-1711. Removal of rivets, seals and labels, 1712-1713. Preservation of seals and labels, 1714. Unloading tally books, 1715- 1717. Unloading of goods, 1718-1721. Stacking and marking of goods after being unloaded, 1722-1724. Packages found missing from wagons with seals, sheets, or check lines intact, 1725-1726. Packages found missing from wagons with seals, sheets or check lines broken, 1727-1728. Packages found missing from station yards, goods sheds and platforms 1729. Damages or deficiencies, 1730-1731. Damages and deficiency register 1732-1734. Packages found in excess, 1735. Unbooked, goods, 1736. Reweighment of goods at receiving stations 1737-1740. Discrepancies found on reweighment of goods, 1741-1742. Invoices or labels endorsed for weighment, 1743. Reweighment at the request of owners, 1744-1743. Delayed consignments, 1746-1751. Loss or serious delay in transit of arms, ammunition and explosives booked to or by the Defence Services, 1752. Collection and disposal of grain and other sweepings, 1753.
Delivery, Rebooting and Diversion of Goods
Notice of arrival, 1801-1804. Register of notices of arrival, 1805. Advance notices, 1806. Receipt of inward invoices, 1807. Examination of contents of consignments, 1808. Check of inward invoices, 1809-1810. Responsibility of stations for undercharges, 1811-1812. Inward invoice index register, 1813. Accountal of inward invoices, 1814 1816. "Current" and "arrear" undercharges, 1817. Overcharges, 1818. Posting of particulars of receipt of consignments in goods delivery books, 1819. Recovery of railway dues before delivery of goods, 1820. Delivery of goods on production of railway receipt, 1821-1822. Delivery of goods when railway receipt or invoice is not available, 1823. Indent and accountal of stamped indemnity notes, 1824-1826. Discrepancies between railway receipts and invoices, 1827. Delivery of goods when invoice is missing or when invoice shows freight To-Pay and railway receipt Paid or vice versa, 1828. Procedure when the invoice is not to hand, 1829-1833. Signature of person receiving goods, 1834. Defective condition of consignment delivered, 1835-1839. Open delivery of consignments, 1840. Open delivery of imported goods, 1841. Procedure for granting open delivery of goods. 1842. Assessment of damaged goods, 1843-1844. Important considerations in regard to assessment, 1845-1846. Record of qualified deliveries, 1847. Stoppage of delivery of goods, 1848-1841. Delivery of part consignments, 1850-1852. Gate passes, 1853-1856. Register of goods passed out, 1857-1858. Endorsement on railway receipts regarding non-arrival of consignments at destination, 1859. Numbering and filing of the railway receipts, 1860. Wharfage and demurrage charges, 1861. Rectification of errors in invoices, 1862. Invoices issued to wrong destination, or, after despatch of the invoice, goods reconsigned to another station or delivered short of destination, 1863-1864. Invoices issued to correct destination but with wrong description, weight or other particulars, 1865. Invoices issued To-pay instead of Paid and vice versa, 1866. Withdrawal of goods, 1867-1868. Goods invoiced twice to the same destination or the same invoice accounted for more than once, 1869. Overcharge sheet, 1870. Rebooking of goods, 1871-1872. Diversion of goods, 1873. Goods overcarried, 1874. Undelivered, misspent or unbooked goods, 1875. Disposal of perishables held up due to interruption of thro ugh communications, 1876. Disposal of excess off-loaded consignments. 1877. Punitive charge for over loading 1878. Delivery of excess bags found in a wagon at the deatination 1879.
Railway Materials and Stores
Rules and conditions of carriage of railway materials and stores, 1901 Rates for railway materials and stores by goods trains, 1902. Charges for private and railway sidings, 1903. Booking of railway materials and stores by passenger/parcel trains, 1904. Free carriage of railway materials, stores, publications, etc., 1905. Authority for despatch, 1906. Railway
Initial Books and Returns in connection with Goods Traffic
Initial books, 2001, Initial returns, 2002-2003. Goods cash book, 2004-2007. Goods outward books, 2008. Goods delivery books, 2009-2012. Abstracts of through goods forwarded to or via non-Government railways, 2013. Abstracts of through goods received from or via non-Government railways, 2014-2016. Summary of goods forwarded to or via non-Government: railways, 2017. Summary of goods received from or via non-Government railways, 2018. Verification of totals of summaries, 2019. Machines prepared abstracts, 2020-2021. Comparison of entries in the goods delivery books with the machine prepared abstracts, 2022-2033. Demurrage and wharfage returns, 2034. Demurrage/wharfage charges foregone, 2035. Demurrage and wharfage charges accrued on goods consignments transferred to lost property office, 2036. Periodical testing of goods accounts, 2037. Testing of goods forwarded paid,2038. Testing of goods received and "Test balance sheet", 2039-2042. Gut standings in connection with test balances, 2043- 2047. Inventory book, 2048. Linking of inventory, 2049-2052. Goods balance sheet,2053. Debit entries of a station goods balance sheet, 2054. Credit entries of a station goods balance sheet, 2055. Special Credits, 2056. Closing balance of a station goods balance sheet, 2057. Classification of out-standings, 2058. Transmit mema of returns, 2059. Disposal of inward invoices, 2060. Courier system for submission of returns, 2061. Calendar of returns, 2062.
Claims for Compensation and for Refunds of Overcharges
Prevention of claims for compensation, 2101. General responsibility of the railway administration, 2102. Liability after termination of transit, 2103. Liability in respect of consignments booked at owner's risk rate, 2104. Liability in respect of consignments booked to sidings, 2105. Adhering to rules and regulations for preventing claims, 2106. Thefts and
Lost of Property and Unclaimed
Handling of Goods, Parcels, etc.
Definition, 2301. Arrangements for loading and unloading of goods, 2302. Loading and unloading by railway staff, 2303. Loading and unloading by contractors, 2304- 2306. Labour employed by the contractor, 2307-2310. Responsibility of the contractors for loss or destruction of goods, 2311. Responsibly of the contractor for detention to wagon /goods -2312 Recovery of demurrage charges from contractors, 2313-2314. Accommodation, 2315. Free telegraph service, 2316. Supply of labour in an emergency, 2317. Subletting not allowed, 2318. Goods handling bills, 2319. Return of through goods handled, 2320. Statement of goods not handled by the contractor, 2321. Submission of bills 2322. Parcels and luggage handling bills, 2323. Lump sum bills, 2324-2325. Transshipment bills, 2326. Goods transferred from one wagon to another, 2327. Time limit for submission of handling bills, 2328. Disallowances by Traffic Accounts Office, 2329. Bills for handling by Station Masters, 2330.
Traffic Receipts and Remittances
Station receipts, 2401-2402. Acceptance of small change, 2403. Spurious and foreign coins, 2404. Currency notes, 2405 Defective and foreign currency notes, 4206. Oiled currency note?, 2407. Forged and fraudulently altered notes, 2408. Cheques, 4209-2412. Bank drafts, 2413. Credit notes for individuals ltd firms, 2414. Credit notes for Military Department, 2415. Civil credit notes, 2416. Credit notes for the Posts and Telegraphs Department, 2417. Credit notes for Railway Department 2418. Signing of credit notes, 2419. Correct entry of charges in credit notes, 2420. Use of a single credit note for a number of consignments, 2421. Credit notes to be tendered before dispatch/delivery of consignments, 2422. Full particulars to be given in credit notes, 2423. Register of credit notes, 2424. Utilization of station receipts for departmental expenditure,
2425. Collection of money by authorized persons only, 2426. Accountal of money immediately on receipt, 2427. Station money receipts, 2428. Keeping of private cash in station safe, etc. forbidden, 2429. Misappropriation of cash, 2430. Station remittances, 2431. Security arrangements at, stations, 2432. Responsibility for the safe custody, accountal and remittance of cash, 2433. Collection of cash 2434 2436. Handling and taking over of cash 2437. Remittance of cash, 2438. Remittance of cash to the cash office 2439. Remittance of coaching and goods earnings of different dates under one cash remittance note, 2440, Cash remittance note, 2441. Particulars to be entered in the cash remittance note, 2442. Remittance of coins and currency notes, 2443. Placing of cash and the cash remittance note in cash bags, 2444-2445. Safe custody of sealed cash bags and their deposit in the travelling cash safe,
2446-2450. Travelling cash safe not put in train, 2451. Travelling cash safe getting out of order, 2452-2453. Safe transit of cash, 2454. Sealing of loaded travelling cash safe, 2455. Making and taking over of travelling cash safes, 2456-2457. Opening of branch line travelling cash sales at junction stations. 2458. Unloading and custody of loaded travelling cash sales, 2459. Traffic Cash Witnesses, 2460. Responsibility for travelling cash safes and their contents, 2461. Opeing of the cash safes and shroffing of the cash, 2462-2465. Cash receipts received from cash office, 2466. Return of empty cash bags, 2467 2469. Mis-delivery of empty cash bags, 2470, Supply of extra cash bags, 2471. Remittance of cash into the Treasury or Post Office for Reserve Bank/State Bank of India, 2472-2475. Consolidated Treasury/Post Office Bank receipt, 2476. Opening of station cash safes when keys are lost, 2477-2478.
Loss or theft of cash 2479. Prompt conveyance of empty cash safes, 2480. Custody of cash safes, 2481. Surprise checks, 2482.
Definition of assisted /private sidings, 2501. List of sidings, 2502. Siding agreement. 2503. Restrictions in booking over a siding, 2504-25005. Subletting of siding, 2506. Making and taking ever of wagons/vehicles, 2507. Siding vouchers, 2508-2510. Demurrange on wagons/vehicles placed in sidings, 2511. Shunting of wagons/vehicles within the siding, 2512. Procedure for booking and delivery of traffic in the siding, 2513-2515. Freight charges, 2516. Siding charges, 2517-2518. Register of siding charges, 2519. Accountal of siding charges, 2520-2521. Sumps and plot facilities within the station yard, 2522, Public sidings, 2523.
Out-Aggrades, City Booking Offices and other Ancillary services
Out-Agency, 2601. List of Out-Agencies, 2602. Working of Out-Agencies, 2603. Booking of traffic from the Out-Agency, 2604-2606. Booking of traffic to Out-Agencies, 2607. Transfer of consignments from Out-Agency to the serving station, 2608-2609. Transfer of consignments from serving station to Out Agency, 2610—2611. Out-Agency charges, 2612. Collection of wharfage charges, 2613. Accountal of traffic booked to and from Out-Agencies, 2614. Responsibility of the Out-Agents for fare, freight and other charges, 26f5. Remittance of cash and vouchers, 2616. Grant of refunds at the Out-Agency, 2617. Submission of returns, tickets, etc. 2618-2619. Abstracts of goods forwarded to Government railways (local/ through), 2620. Summary of goods forwarded to Government railways (local/through), 2621. Abstracts of goods received from Government railways (local/through), 2622. Summary of goods received from Government railways (local/through), 2623. Verification of totals of summaries, 2624. Out-Agency bills, 2625-2629. Out-Agency Division Sheets, 2630. City Booking Offices and City Booking Agencies, 2631-2633. Inspection of Out-Agencies/City Booking Agencies, 2634. Collection services, 2635-2640. Street delivery services, 2641-2647.
Definition 2701. Origin of cash office disallowances, 2702. Organ of Accounts Office debits, 2703. Time limit for raising debits against stations, 2704. Error sheets, 2705. Advice of internal check, 2706-2707. Accountal and scrutiny of the error sheets, 2708-2714. Acceptance or admitted debits by relieving of other staff before transfer, 2715. Acceptance of admitted debits by relieving or other staff after transfer, 3716-2718, Clearance of admitted debits, 2719. Recovery of admitted debits in cash, 2720. Recovery of admitted debits from pay bills, 2721-2723. Admitted debits outstanding at joint stations, 2724. Transfer of admitted debits to other stations, 2725-2729, Clearance of objected debits, 2730-2732. Objected debits admitted subsequently, 2733. Recovery of debits from staff leaving service, 2734-2735. Origin of freight out standings, 2736, Clearance of freight outstanding, 2737-2738. Origin and clearance of outstanding on account of demurrage and wharfage, 2739. Register of outstanding 2740-2742. Outstanding list, 2743-2744. Measures for preventing accumulation of outstanding 2145. Expeditious clearance of out standings, 2746-2747.
Catering and Vending Services
Scope of catering and vending services and arrangements therefore, 2801-2802. Attention to cleanliness and hygiene, 2803. Covering of thalis and trays containing meals, 2804. Staff employed on catering and vending units. 2805. Quantity and quality of food-stuffs, 2806. Articles authorized for sale and tariff therefore, 2807. Utensils and crockery, 2808. Drinking water, 2809. Cooking media, 2810. Vending at night, 2811. Bills, 2812. Display of advertisements, etc. 2813. Prohibition on communal distinctions, 2814. Bookstalls, 2815. Supervision and Inspection, 2816-2818. Complaints and suggestions, 2819. Supervisory Committees for catering and vending establishments, 2820.
Contractual Gesturing and Vending
Appointment of contractors, 2821-2823. Defaults of the contractor or staff employed by him, 2824. Termination and non-renewal of contracts,' 2S25. Responsibility for recovery of railway dues, 2826-2830.
Departmental Catering and Vending
Objectives, 2831. Organization, 2832-2833. Catering Inspectors, 2834. Central storage depot, 2835. Classification of stores and other materials, 2836. Procurement of tools, plants and o her equipment, 2837. Procurement of block stock items, 2838. Procurement of consumable articles 2839-2842. Local purchases, 2843. Cash imprest, 2844. Utilization of safe proceeds for local purchases, etc., 2845-2846. Indenting articles from the central storage depot, 2847. Indenting articles from the approved suppliers, 2848. Monthly bills of the approved suppliers, 2849. Stock ledgers, 2850. Debit register, 2851, Loss due to deterioration of consumable stores, 2852. Wastage of cooked food-stuffs, 2853. Monthly stock checking, 2854, Verification of block stock items, tools, plants and other equipment on hand, 2855. Accountal of sales, 2856. Daily abstract of sale proceeds, 2857. Monthly summary of sale proceeds, 2858. Production analysis, 2859. Commission vendors and bearers, 2860. Sale through commission vendors, 2861. Sale through commission bearers, 2862. Sales tax, 2863. Cash book, 2864. Profit and loss account, 2865. Disposal and accountal of empties, 2866.
Commercial and Accounts Inspections
Commercial Inspections, 2901-2902, Object of commercial inspections, 2903. Frequency of inspections, 2904. Inspection by Station Masters, 2905. Inspection by Commercial Officers and Inspectors, 2906, Check of books and documents, 2907. Cleanliness and orderliness, 2908. Duty lists, 2909. Public complaints 2910-2911. Tariffs, manuals and circulars, 2912. Money value books, 2913. Other books, forms and stationery, 2914. Attention to correspondence, 2915. Fluctuation in earnings, 2916. Custody and handling of "cash and travelling cash safes. 2917-2918. Submission of returns, 2919. Preservation of records 2920. Recovery of rant, license fee, etc., 2921. Supply of drinking water, 2922. Licensed Porters, 2923. Public announcement system, 2924, Catering as rending services, 2925. Bookstalls, 2926. Stock of tickets in tubes and store, 2927. Booking Office, 2928, Reservation Office, 2929. Collection of tickets and Ticket Collectors Reports, 2930. Outward goods and parcels and luggage, 2931. Weighing machines and weighbridges, 2932. Reweighraent of consignments, 2933. Inward goods and parcels and luggage, 2934. Check of goods and parcels on hand, 2935. Recovery of wharfage and demurrage charges accrued, 2936. Station outstandings, 2937. Check of pay orders for petty claims, 2938. Checks for goods sheds and luggage and parcel offices, 2939. Additional checks for goods sheds, 2940. Repacking and transhipment sheds, 2941. Commercial Inspection Book, 2942. Commercial Inspection Report, 2943. Submission of the Commercial Inspection Reports, 2944. Accounts Inspections, 2945-2951. Accounts Inspection Book 2952-2953.
Advance statement of gross earnings and traffic handled, 3001-3012. Lease and Licence, 3013-3014. Licensed Porters, 3015. Accountal of Railway Recruitment Board application forms, time tables, tariff and other publication, 3016-3017. Telephones, 3018-3019. Maintenance of accounts at joint stations, 3020. Running power traffic, 3021. Procedure to be adopted in absence of specific instructions on the subject, 3022. Special procedure for booking, delivery, accountal , etc., of traffic at certain larger goods shed and parcel offices, 3023, Alteration in initial documents Ad books, 3024. Use of colored pencils, 3025. Complaint and suggestions, 3026-3028. Commercial advertising at stations, 3029. Stationery, books and forms for use of stations, 3030. Preservation of records, 3031. India-Pakistan traffic, 3032.
General responsibility of railway administration as carrier of goods 3101. Goods to be loaded or delivered at a siding not belonging to a railway administration 3102 Delay or detention in transit 3103. Traffic passing over railways in India and railways in foreign countries 3104. Good carried at owner's risk rate 3105. Goods in defective condition or defectively packed 3106. Responsibility of a railway administration after termination of transit 3107. Responsibility as carrier of luggage 3108. Responsibility as carrier of animals 3109, Exoneration from liability in certain cases 3110. Extent of monetary liability in respect of any consignment 3111. Extent of liability in respect of goods carried in open wagon 3112. Notice of claim for compensation and refund of over charge 3113. Service of notice etc. on railway administration 3114. Deviation of route in carriage of goods 3115. liability of railway administration for wrong delivery 3116. The Railway claims Tribunal 3117. Railways (Extent of monetary liability and prescription of percentage charge) Rules 1990 3118
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