Alabama & v. Ry. Co. v. Jackson & E. Ry. Co.
271 U.S. 244 (1969)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Alabama & V. Ry. Co. v. Jackson & E. Ry. Co., 271 U.S. 244 (1926)

Alabama & Vicksburg Railway Company v.

Jackson & Eastern Railway Company

No. 244

Argued April 16, 1926

Decided My 24, 1926

271 U.S. 244

Syllabus

1. Judgment of state court held reviewable by writ of error. P. 271 U. S. 247.

2. Since the enactment of the Transportation Act, 1920, the jurisdiction to determine whether a junction may be established between the main lines of two railroads, both engaged in interstate as well as local commerce, is exclusively in the Interstate Commerce Commission. P. 271 U. S. 249.

136 Miss. 726 reversed.

Error and certiorari to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, which affirmed a dismissal of the bill in a suit by the Alabama & Vicksburg Railway Company to enjoin proceedings in condemnation, instituted by the Jackson & Eastern Railway Company to accomplish a connection between its main line and that of the other company. See also 129 Miss. 437; 131 id. 857, 874.

Page 271 U. S. 245

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