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Railway Companies (Accounts and Returns) Act 1911

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

FIRST SCHEDULE

  1. Part I Financial Accounts

    1. No. 1 (a).Nominal Capital authorised, and created by the Company

    2. No. 1 (b).Nominal Capital authorised, and created by the Company jointly with some other Company

    3. No. 1 (c).Nominal Capital authorised, and created by some other Company on which the Company either jointly or separately guarantees fixed dividends

    4. No. 2..Share Capital and Stock created, as per Statement No. 1 (a), showing the proportion issued

    5. No. 3..Capital raised by Loans and Debenture Stock

    6. No. 4..Receipts and Expenditure on Capital Account. No. 4 (a). Subscriptions to other Companies

    7. No. 5..Details of Capital Expenditure for year ending

    8. No. 6..Estimate of further Expenditure on Capital Account

    9. No. 7..Capital Powers and other Assets available to meet further Expenditure on Capital Account

    10. No. 8..Revenue Receipts and Expenditure of the whole Undertaking.

    11. No. 9..Proposed Appropriation of Net Income

    12. No. 9 (a).Statement of Interim Dividends paid

    13. No. 10..Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Railway working

      Abstract A.

      Maintenance and Renewal of Ways and Works

      Abstract B.

      Maintenance and Renewal of Rolling Stock — (1) Locomotives. (2) Carriages. (3) Wagons

      Abstract C.

      Locomotive Running Expenses

      Abstract D.

      Traffic Expenses

      Abstract E.

      General Charges

      Abstract F.

      Expenses of Collection and Delivery of Parcels and Goods

      Abstract G.

      Running Powers. Receipts and Payments in respects of Running Power Expenses

      Abstract H.

      Mileage, Demurrage, and Wagon Hire. Abstract

      Abstract J.

      Jointly owned and jointly leased Lines. Receipts and Expenditure

    14. No. 11..Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Omnibuses and other Passenger Vehicles not running on the Railway

    15. No. 12..Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Steamboats

    16. No. 13..Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Canals

    17. No. 14..Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Docks, Harbours, and Wharves

    18. No. 15..Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Hotels, and of Refreshment Rooms and Cars where catering is carried on by the Company

    19. No. 16..Receipts and Expenditure in respect of other Separate Businesses carried on by the Company.

    20. No. 17..Electric Power and Light Account

    21. No. 18..General Balance Sheet

  2. Part II Statistical Returns

    1. I.Mileage of Lines

      A

      Mileage of Lines open for Traffic

      B

      Mileage of Lines authorised but not open for Traffic

      C

      Mileage of Lines run over by the Company's Engines

    2. II.Rolling Stock

      A

      Steam Locomotives and Tenders

      B

      Rail Motor Vehicles

      C

      Trains worked by Electric Power

      D

      Coaching Vehicles (other than Electric)

      E

      Merchandise and Mineral Vehicles

      F

      Railway Service Vehicles, and Horses for Shunting

    3. III.Horses and Road Vehicles employed in the Collection and Delivery of Parcels, Goods, and Passengers

    4. IV.Steamboats.

    5. V.Canals

    6. VI.Docks, Harbours, and Wharves

    7. VII.Hotels

    8. VIII.Land, Property, &c, not forming part of the Railway or Stations

    9. IX.Other Industries (if any)

    10. X.Maintenance and Renewal of Ways and Works (Abstract A).

    11. XI.Maintenance and Renewal of Rolling Stock (Abstract B)

    12. XII.Engine Mileage

    13. XIII.Passenger Traffic and Receipts.

    14. XIV.Goods Traffic and Receipts

    15. XV (A).Tonnage of the Principal Classes of Minerals and Merchandise carried by Goods Trains

    16. XV (B).Number of Live Stock carried by Goods Trains

    17. XVI.Summary of Financial Results secured in comparison with those for past Years

    18. Certificates of the Responsible Officers as to the Upkeep of the whole of the Companies' Property

    19. Auditor's Certificate

    20. Index

    21. Map

FORM OF ACCOUNTS AND STATISTICAL RETURNS.

Part IFinancial Accounts

(Nos. 1 to 7, Capital Accounts)

No. 1 (a),—Nominal Capital authorised, and cheated by the Company.

Capital authorised.Capital created.Balance.
Special Acts.Shares and stockLoans of Debenture StockTotalShares and StockLoans of Debenture StockTotalShares and StockLoans of Debenture StockTotal

I. Special Acts conferring capital powers which have been fully exercised.

Totals.

£££££££££

II. Special Acts conferring capital powers which have not yet been fully exercised.

[Each such Act to be stated here separately in order of date.]

1.
2.
&c.
Total

Note.—Where a special Act has been consolidated in a later Act, a reference to the consolidating Act is sufficient. No. 1 (b),—Nominal Capital authorised, and created by the Company jointly with some other Company.

Capital authorised.Capital created.Balance.
Special Acts.Shares and Stock.Loans or Debenture Stock.Total.Shares and Stock.Loans or Debenture Stock.Total.Shares and Stock.Loans or Debenture Stock.Total.
£££££££££

No. 1 (c).—Nominal Capital authorised, and created by some other Company on which the Company either jointly or separately guarantees fixed Dividends.

Special Acts.Capital authorised.Capital created.Balance.
Shares and Stock.Loans or Debenture Stock.Total.Shares and Stock.Loans or Debenture Stock.TotalShares and Stock.Loans or Debenture Stock.Total.
[Note,—It should be stated in each case whether the dividend is guaranteed jointly with some other company or companies (the names of which should be given) or separately.]£££££££££

No. 2.—Share Capital and Stock created, as per Statement No. 1 (a), showing the proportion issued.

Description.Amount createdAmount issuedNominal additions to or deductions from capitalAmount on which Dividends is payableAmount which does not rank for dividend until a future dateCalls in arrearAmounts uncalledAmount unissused
[Each class of shares and stock to be stated in order of date of creation, with the preferential or fixed dividends, if any, to which it is entitled, and any other conditions attached to it-] .££££££££
Total

Note.—A column to be provided where necessary between " amount created " and " amount issued " to show " additional stock issued to provide authorised money." No. 3.—Capital raised by Loans and Debenture Stock.

Raised by Loans.Raised by issue of Debenture Stocks.Total raised by Loans or Debenture Stocks.

At

per cent.

At

per cent.

At

per cent.

At

per cent

Total loansAmount of stockNominal Additions or Deductions on ConversionExisting Amount of Stock.

At

per cent.

At

per cent.

At

per cent.

Total Debenture Stock
Existing at££££££££££££
Existing at
Increase
Decrease

Total amount authorised to be raised by loans and debenture stocks in respect of capital created as per Statement No. 1 (a).

£
Less—Amount created but not yet available
Reduction of borrowing power in respect of interest paid out of capital.
Capitalised value of rentcharges, annuities, or feu duties, in accordance with section 5 of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Acts Amendment Act, 1860.
Other deductions, if any
Total deductions
Total amount raised by loans and debenture stock as above
Balance being available borrowing powers at

No. 4.—Receipts and Expenditure

To Expenditure.Amount expended to—Amount expended during Year, as per No.5Total
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
Lines open for traffic
Lilies not open for traffic :—
New lines
Widening of existing lines
Lines leased
Lines jointly owned
Lines jointly leased
Rolling stock
Manufacturing and repairing works and plant:—
Land and buildings
Plant and machinery
Total capital expended upon railway
Horses
Road vehicles employed in the collection and delivery of parcels, goods, and passengers :—
1. Goods and parcels road vehicles -
2. Passenger road vehicles
Steamboats
Canals
Docks, harbours, and wharves
Hotels
Electric power stations, &c
Land, property, &c. not forming part of the railway or stations :—
(a) Used in connexion with railway working.
(b) Not used in connexion with railway working.

Other industries (to be stated separately) Subscriptions to other companies (for details, see Table No. 4 (a))

Special items

Total Expenditure
To Balance
Total

On Capital Account

By Receipts.Amount received to—Amount received during YearTotal.
£s.d.£s.d£s.d.
Shares and Stocks (No. 2)
Loans (No. 3)
Debenture Stock (No. 3)
Premiums on Shares and Stocks£
Premiums on Debenture Stock
Total Premiums -
Discounts on Shares and Stocks
Discounts on Debenture Stock -
Total Discounts
Balance of Premiums and Discounts
Total Receipts
By Balance-
Total--

No. 4 (a),—Subscriptions to other Companies

Name.Amount.Nature of Security or Investment.
£
(a) Railway companies
(b) Other

No. 5.—Details of Capital Expenditure for Year ending

Land and Compensation.

Construction

of Way and Stations, Engineering,

Law Charges and Parliamentary Expenses.Total.

Purchase of railways (particulars).

Lines belonging to the Company open for traffic (particulars).

Lines belonging to the Company not open for traffic:—

New lines (particulars)

Widenings of and additions to existing lines (particulars).

Lines leased (particulars)

Lines jointly owned (particulars).

Lines jointly leased (particulars).

£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
Rolling stock:—
Locomotives(Number and type of each description to be shown in accordance with Rolling Stock Returns.)
coaching vehicles
Wagons
Service vehicles
Manufacturing and repairing works and plant (particulars)
Horses
Road vehicles employed in the collection and delivery of parcels, goods, and passengers (particulars).
Steamboats (particulars)
Canals (particulars)
Docks, harbours, and wharves (particulars)
Hotels (particulars)
Electric power stations, &c. (particulars)
Land, property, &c, not forming part of the railway or stations :—
(a) Used in connexion with railway working (particulars)
(b) Not used in connexion with railway working (particulars)
Subscriptions to other companies (particulars)
(a) Railway companies
(b) Other
Special items (details to be given)
Total capital expenditure for the year

No. 6.—Estimate of further Expenditure on Capital Account

Expenditure to date on Principal Works in Progress.Estimated further Expenditure.
During the Year endingSubsequently until completion.Total.
££££

Purchase of railways (particulars)

Lines belonging to the Company open for traffic (particulars). Lines belonging to the Company not open for traffic :—

New lines (particulars)

Widenings of and additions to existing lines (particulars).

Lines leased (particulars)

Lines jointly owned (particulars)

Lines jointly leased (particulars)

Rolling stock

Manufacturing and repairing works and plant.

Steamboats

Canals

Docks, harbours, and wharves

Hotels

Electric power stations, &c.

Subscriptions to other companies

Special items

Miscellaneous

Total
Works not yet commenced and in abeyance

No. 7.—Capital Powers and other Assets available to meet further Expenditure on Capital Account

££
btock, share, and loan capital authorised but not yet created (as per Statement No. 1 (a)).
Stock and share capital created but not yet received (as per Statement No. 2):—
Calls in arrear
Amount uncalled
Amount unissued
Loan capital created but not yet available (as per Statement No. 3).
Available borrowing powers (as per Statement No. 3)
Add orBalance atCredit or(as per Capital Account No.4)
DeductDebit
Total

(Nos. 8 to 18, Revenue Accounts)

No. 8.—Revenue Receipts and Expendituee of the whole Undertaking.

See Statement.Gross Receipts.Expenditure.Net Receipts.Year 19
Gross Receipts.Expenditure.Net Receipts.
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£££
10Railway
11Omnibuses and other passenger vehicles not running on the railways.
12Steamboats1
13Canals
14Docks, harbours, and wharves.
15Hotels, and refreshment rooms and cars where catering is carried on by the company.
16Other separate businesses carried on by the company (in detail).
Total -£
Miscellaneous Receipts (Net) :—
Rents from houses and lands
Rents from hotels
Other rents, including lump-sum tolls
Interest and dividends from investments in other companies (in detail).
Transfer fees
General interest
Special items
Total net income

No. 9.—Proposed Appropriation of Net Income

Year 19 .
Balance brought forward from last year's account -Net income (as per Statement No. 8)£s.d.£
Appropriation from Reserve
Total

Deduct—Interest, rentals and other

fixed charges (to be stated by each company in order of priority) :—

£s.d.

Interest on superannuation and other funds.

Rentcharges (or feu duties) and

annuities.

Chief rents, wayleaves, &c, including lump-sum tolls.

Interest on loans

Interest on debenture stocks (details)

Rent of and guaranteed interest on leased and worked lines.

Interest on Lloyd's bonds

General interest

Special items (if any)

Total
Balance after payment of fixed charges.

Appropriation to reserve and other special purposes :—

(Details)

£s.d.
Total

Dividends on guaranteed and preference

stocks:—

(Details)
Total
Balance available for dividends on ordi-nary stock:—£s.d.
(Details)
Total

No.9 (a).—Statement of Interim Dividends Paid

Balance available for dividends. Tear 19£s.d.£
Deduct:—£s.d.
Interim dividends paid (particulars) -
Undivided balance at 31st December, carried to balance sheet.

Dr. No. 10.—Receipts and Expenditure

By Gross Receipts.Year 19 .Percentage of Traffic Receipts.
See Abstracts.£s.d.£s.d.£Per cent.Per cent.
Passenger train traffic:—
Ordinary passengers:—
First class
Second class
Third class
Season tickets :—
First class
Second class!
Third class!
Workmen's tickets
Total receipts from passengers
Mails'
Parcels up to 2 cwt., parcels post, and excess luggage

Other merchandise by passenger

trains

F.: Less expenses of col-lection and delivery
Total passenger train receipts
Goods train traffic :—
£s.d
Merchandise -
F. Less expenses of collection and delivery
Live stock
Coal, coke, and patent fuel
Other minerals
Total goods train receipts£
Total traffic receipts£
H.: Mileage, demurrage, and wagon hire

J.: Joint lines(1)

Miscellaneous
Total£

Note,—Gross receipts to include the whole of the receipts from traffic the company's line by trains of other companies and no annual payment is proportion of traffic receipts accruing to other companies in respect of running deduction, from the company's traffic receipts in this statement, but to be proportion of the traffic receipts accruing to the company in respect of trains the traffic receipts in this statement, and entered as receipts in the Running

By Gross Receipts.Year 19 .Percentage of Traffic Receipts.
See Abstracts.£s.d.£s.d.£Per cent.Per cent.
Passenger train traffic:—
Ordinary passengers:—
First class
Second class
Third class
Season tickets :—
First class
Second class
Third class
Workmen's tickets
Total receipts from passengers
Mails
Parcels up to 2 cwt., parcels post, and excess luggage
Other merchandise passenger by passenger trains
F.: Less expenses of col-lection and delivery1
Total passenger train receipts
Goods train traffic :—
£s.d.
Merchandise
F. : Less expenses of collection and delivery
Live stock
Coal, coke, and patent fuel
Other minerals
Total goods train receipts£
Total traffic receipts£
H.: Mileage, demurrage, and wagon hire

J.: Joint lines(1)

Miscellaneous
Total£

carried over the company's lines, except where (a) the traffic is carried over made therefor, or where (b) the payment made is by way of a fixed rent. The powers exercised by them over the company's lines not to be treated as a entered as a payment in the Running Powers Account (Abstract G). The run by the company over the lines of other companies to be excluded from Powers Account.

Year 19 .

Superintendence :—

Salaries

£s.d.£s.d.£
Office expenses

Maintenance of roads, bridges and works:—

Earthworks

Bridges, tunnels, culverts, retaining walls, and other works.

Roads and fences

Maintenance of permanent way :—

Renewal of running lines :—

Wages
Materials
Engine power and wagon repairs
Repair of running lines and sidings :—
Wages
Materials
Engine power and wagon repairs
Maintenance of signalling
Maintenance of telegraphs

Maintenance of stations and buildings:—

Stations, depots, and offices

Engine sheds
Carriage sheds
Locomotive workshops
Carriage workshops
Wagon workshops
Other buildings
Total

Note,—When any sum is transferred to or from a depreciation fund or suspense account, the net sum to be stated. Abstract B.—Maintenance and Renewal of Rolling Stock (1.)—Locomotives.

--Year 19 .
Superintendence:—£s.d.£8.d.£
Salaries
Office expenses
Complete renewals:—
Wages
Materials
Repairs and partial renewals :—
Wages
Materials
Purchase of new locomotives
Workshop expenses:—

Repair and renewals of machinery and plant.

Other expenses

Total£

(2.)—Carriages.

Superintendence :—£s.d.£S.d.£
Salaries
Office expenses
Complete renewals :—
Wages
Materials
Repairs and partial renewals:—
Wages
Materials
Purchase of new carriages
Workshop expenses:—
Repairs and renewals of machinery and plant.
Other expenses
Total£

Note.—When any sum is transferred to or from a depreciation fund or suspense account, the net sum to be stated. (3.)—Wagons.

Year 19
Superintendence:—£s.d.£s.d.£
Salaries
Office expenses
Complete renewals:—
Wages
Materials
Repairs and partial renewals :—
Wages
Materials
Purchase of new wagons
Workshop expenses:—
Repairs and renewals of machinery and plant.
Other expenses
Total£

Note.—When any sum is transferred to or from a depreciation fund or suspense account, the net sum to be stated. Abstract C.—Locomotive Running Expenses

£s.d.£s.d.£
Superintendence:—
Salaries
Office expenses
Steam train working :—
Wages connected with the running of locomotive engines.
Fuel
Water
Lubricants
Other stores, including clothing
Miscellaneous
Electric train working:—
Wages of motormen
Electric current
Lubricants
Other stores, including clothing
Total£

Note.—Any other form of power to be shown separately with correponding details. Abstract D.—Traffic Expenses

Year 19 .
Salaries and wages :—£s.d.£s.d.£
Superintendence
Stationmasters and clerks
Signalmen and gatemen
Ticket collectors, policemen, porters, &c
Guards
Fuel, lighting, water., and general stores
Clothing
Printing, advertising, stationery, stamps, and tickets
Wagon covers, &c.
Expenses of joint stations and junctions
Cleansing, lubricating, and lighting of vehicles
Shunting expenses (other than mechanical)
Working of stationary engines, hoists, cranes, &c.
Coal, &c. tipping expenses
Railway Clearing House expenses
Miscellaneous expenses
Total£

Abstract E.—General Charges

Year 19 .
£s.d.£
Directors' fees voted by shareholders
Pees paid to and expenses of directors on joint committees not included in Abstract J
Auditors and public accountants (fees, clerkage, and expenses)
Salaries of secretary, general manager, accountant, and clerks
Office expenses, ditto
Rating expenses
Fire insurance
Superannuation and benevolent funds, pensions, &c.

(2)Subscriptions and donations

Miscellaneous expenses
Total £

Abstract F.—Expenses of Collection and Delivery of Parcels and Goods

_Year 19 .
£s.d.£
Salaries and wages
Rent, rates, and taxes
Maintenance of horses
Maintenance of horse vehicles
Maintenance of motors
Amounts paid for hired cartage
Miscellaneous
Total
Amount charged to passenger train traffic
Amount charged to goods traffic

Note.—The division of expenditure to be based as far as possible on actual figures. Abstract G.—Running Powers Receipts and Payments in respect of Running Power Expenses.

Receipts(3)

Payments(4)

BalanceYear 19
ReceiptsPayments ABalance
££££££
Passenger train traffic
Goods train trafficI
Total

Abstract H.—Mileage, Demurrage, and Wagon Hire

Receipts.Expenditure.Balance,Year 19 .
Receipts.Expenditure.Balance.
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£££
Mileage and demurrage :—
Passenger train vehicles.
Goods train vehicles.
Hire of:—
Passenger train vehicles.
Goods train vehicles.
Total

Abstract J.—Jointly Owned and Jointly Leased Lines Receipts and Expenditure.

Name of Joint Line.Name of Joint Line.Name of Joint Line.Total.Year 19 .
Total.
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.£
Gross receipts :—
(Details to follow Statement No. 10).
Total receipts
Total receipts, Company's proportion.
Expenditure :—
(Details to follow Statement No. 10)
Total expenditure
Total expenditure Company's proportion.

Note.—In this abstract should be entered only the receipts and expenditure of jointly owned and jointly leased lines in respect of which the accounts are prepared by or for the Joint Committee, and are not embodied under their respective headings in the accounts of the parent companies. No. 11.—Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Omnibuses and other Passenger Vehicles not running on the Railway. Dr.................................................................Cr.

To Expenditure.Year 19By Gross Receipts.Year 19
£s.d.££s.d.£
Maintenance of horses.Passengers
Maintenance of horse vehicles.Hire of vehicles
Maintenance of motors.Miscellaneous
Maintenance of buildings.
Traffic expenses
Miscellaneous
Total expenditure
Balance
TotalTotal

Note.—When any sum is transferred to or trom a depreciation fund or suspense account, the net sum to be stated. No. 12.—Receipts and Expenditure in respect op Steamboats. Dr. Cr.

To ExpenditureYear 19By Gross Receipts.Year 19
£s.d.££s.d.£
Salaries and wagesPassengers
FuelParcels
Stores, lubricants, water, &cMails
RepairsMerchandise
Harbour fees and light duesLive stock
MiscellaneousMiscellaneous
Working expenses
Depreciation and insurance
Total expenditure
Balance
TotalTotal

No. 13.—Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Canals. Dr. Cr.

To Expenditure.Year 19By Gross Receipts.Year 19
£s.d.££s.d.£
SuperintendenceTolls
Wages of toll clerks, lock-keepers, &c.Freight as carriers
Maintenance of canalCanal dock dues
Water supplyWharfage and cranage.
Auxiliary tramway expensesRents (net receipts)
Traffic expenses as carriersMiscellaneous
Rates
Taxes
Miscellaneous
Total expenditure
Balance
TotalTotal

No. 14.—Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Docks, Harbours, and Wharves. Dr Cr

To Expenditure.Year 19 .By Gross Receipts.Year 19 .
£s.d.££s.d.£
SuperintendenceHarbour dues
MaintenanceLight dues
Dredging

Dock dues:—

On ships

Wages not included in above.On goods
RatesOn passengers
TaxesWharf and pier dues.
Miscellaneous

Cranage and other

services. Graving docks

Total expenditureRents
BalanceMiscellaneous
TotalTotal

Note.—When any sum is transferred to or from a depreciation fund or suspense account, the net sum to be stated. No. 15.—Receipts and Expenditure in respect of Hotels, and of Refreshment Rooms and Cars where catering is carried on by the Company. Dr. Cr.

To Expenditure.Year 19By Gross Receipts.Year 19
£s.d.££s.d.£

salaries and wages

Provisions, wines, and spirits consumed.

(4)Repairs and maintenance of hotels and refreshment rooms, and of fittings, furniture, &c. of refreshment cars.

Total receipts from hotels and from sale of provisions, &c. in refreshment rooms and cars.
Heating and lighting of hotels and refreshment rooms.
Rents
Rates in respect of hotels.
Taxes in respect of hotels.
Miscellaneous
Total expenditure
Balance
TotalTotal

Note.—When any sum is transferred to or from a depreciation fund or suspense account, the net sum to be stated. No. 16.—Receipts and Expenditure in respect of other Separate Businesses carried on by the Company. No. 17.—Electric Power and Light Account.

Year 19-Year 19
£s.d.£s.d.£Number of duties£s.d.Number of Units
Superintendence
Salaries
Office expenses
Total Superintendence.

1 Current supplied:—

For traction

Generation :—power -
Maintenance of building's.lighting
Maintenance of plant, machinery, and tools.To other consumers.
Maintenance of feeders, cables, and accessories.
Salaries and wages.
Fuel, including carriage, &c.
Oil, waste, water, and stores
Special items
Total generation
Distribution :—
Maintenance or feeders, mains, and apparatus.
Maintenance of meters, switches, fuses, lamps, &c.
Salaries and wages.
Royalties, &c, payable for use of patents.
Rents payable
Rates
Taxes
Special charges:—(To be enumerated).
£Total

Note.—When any sum is transferred to or from a depreciation fund or suspense account, the net sum to be stated. No. 18.—General Balance Sheet. Dr. Cr.

Year 19Year 19

To capital account, balance at credit thereof, as per Account No. 4.

Amount due to bankers.

Temporary loans and calls paid in advance.

Lloyd's bonds Unpaid interest and dividends.

Interest and dividends payable or accruing and provided for.

Amount due to railway companies and committees.

Amount due to railway clearing houses.

Savings bank

Superannuation and other provident funds.

Accounts payable

Liabilities accrued Miscellaneous accounts.

Special items (to be detailed).

Fire insurance fund.

Depreciation funds :— Railway

Steamboats (including insurance fund).

Other bus nesses.

£s.d.£By capital account, balance at debit thereof as per Account No. 4.£s.d.£
Cash at bankers and in hand.£s.d.
Cash on deposit at interest.

Investments in Consols and Government securities.

Investments in stocks and shares held by the Company, not charged as capital expenditure.

Investment of superannuation and other provident funds.

Stock of stores and materials.

0utstanding traffic accounts.

Amount due by railway companies and committees.

Amount due by railway clearing houses.

Amount due by Postmaster-General.

Accounts receivable.

Miscellaneous accounts.

Suspense accounts (if any) to be enumerated.

Special items (to be detailed).

General reserve fund.
Ba1ance availab1e for dividends and reserve as per Account No. 9.£s.d.
it
Less interim dividends paid as per Statement No. 9 (a).

Part IIStatistical Returns

I.—Mileage of Lines

(A.)—Mileage of Lines Open for Traffic

Running Lines.

Sidings reduced to Single Track.

Total of Single Track, including Sidings.

Year 19 .

Length

of Road, First Track.

Second TrackThird Track.Fourth Track.Over Four Tracks (reduced to Single Track).Total Miles (reduced to Single Track).

Total

of Single Track, including Sidings.

Lines owned by Company: Main and principal lines :—

(Details)

M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Oh.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.

Total of main and principal lines.

Minor and branch lines (summarised by districts) :—

(Details)

Total1

Lines jointly owned (Company's share of ownership):

As enumerated in Abstract J. :—

(Details)

Total
Other joint lines
Total lines jointly owned.
Total miles of lines owned and Company's share of lines jointly owned.
Ditto ditto year 19 .

(A.)—Mileage of Lines Open foe Traffic—continued.

Running Lines.Sidings reduced to Single Track.1 Total of Single Track, including Sidings.Year 19

Length of

Road. First Track.

Second TrackThird TrackFourth Track.Over Four Tracks (reduced to Single Track).Total Miles (reduced to Single Track).

Total

of Single Track, including

Sidings,

M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.M.Ch.
Lines leased or worked:
By the Company :—
(Details)
Total
Jointly with other Companies (Company's share) :
As enumerated in Abstract J.:—
(Details)
Total
Other jointly leased or worked lines.
Total miles of lines leased or worked and Company's share of lines jointly leased or worked.
GRAND Total
Ditto ditto year 19 ,

(B.)—Mileage of Lines authorised but not open for Traffic.

Miles authorised.Miles constructed and not open for traffic.Miles under Construction.

Miles not commenced,

or in abeyance.

Length of Road.Length of Road.

Length (including Sidings) reduced to Single

Track.

Length of Road.Length of Road.
m.ch.m.ch.m.ch.m.ch.m.ch.
Lines owned by the Company —
New lines : (Details)
Total
Ditto, year 19
Widenings and additions: (Details)
Total
Ditto, year 19
Joint Lines (Company's Share of Ownership) :—
New lines
Ditto, year 19
Widenings and additions
Ditto, year 19

(C.)—Mileage of Lines run over by the Company's Engines.

Year 19 .
m.ch.M.Ch
Lines owned by the company
partly owned
leased, or worked by the company
leased, or worked jointly
over which the company exercises running powers
Total

II.—Rolling Stock.

(A.)—Steam Locomotives and Tenders.

Year 19
Description.Number.Number.

Tender engines :—

(Wheel types to be stated)

Tank engines:—

(Wheel types to be stated) -

Tenders

(B.)—Rail Motor Vehicles.

Year 19
Number.Carrying Capacity.Number.Carrying Capacity.
Steam powerSeats.Seats.
Petrol power
Other power (self-contained)
Total

(C)—Trains worked by Electric Power.

Year 19
NumberCarrying Capacity.Number.Carrying Capacity.
Details to be filled in, as instructed by the Board of Trade from time to time, by individual companies with regard to the various systems in useSeats.Seats.

(D)—Coaching Vehicles (other than Electric).

Seats or Berths.Year 19
Number1st Class.2nd Class.3rd Class.Total.Number.Seats or Berths, Total.
Passenger Carriages.
Carriages of uniform class
Composite carriages
Restaurant cars
Miscellaneous
Total
Sleeping
Total passenger carriages
Other Coaching Vehicles.
Post Office vans
Luggage, parcel and brake vans
Carriage trucks
Horse boxes
Miscellaneous
Total other coaching vehicles
Total coaching vehicles

(E)—Merchandise and Mineral Vehicles.

Year 19 .
NumberNumber
Open wagons :
8 and up to 12 tons
Over 12 and up to 20 tons
Over 20 tons (other than special)
Covered wagons :
8 and up to 12 tons
Over 12 and up to 20 tons
Over 20 tons
Mineral wagons (to be shown by companies owning separate mineral stock):
Under 8 tons
8 and up to 12 tons
Over 12 and up to 20 tons
Over 20 tons
Special wagons (for loads of exceptional dimensions and weight)
Cattle tracks-
Rail and timber trucks (including twin tracks)
Brake vans
Miscellaneous
Total

(F) —Railway Service Vehicles, and Horses for Shunting

NumberYear 19
Number.
Gasholder trucks
Locomotive coal wagons
Ballast wagons
Mess and tool vans
Breakdown cranes
Travelling cranes
Miscellaneous
Total
Horses for Shunting

III.—Horses and Road Vehicles employed in the Collection and Delivery of Parcels, Goods, and Passengers.

Number.Year 19 .
Number.
Goods and Parcels Road Vehicles—
Road motors for goods and parcels
Horse wagons and carts
Miscellaneous
Total
Passenger Road Vehicles—
Road motors
Tramcars
Omnibuses
Cabs
Miscellaneous
Total
Horses for Road Vehicles

IV.—Steamboats.

Date of Construction.Indicated Horse-Power.Registered Tonnage.

Steamboats over 250 tons net

(Name of each to be given.)

Tons.

Total

Do. Year 19

Number.
Number.

Total

Horse-Power.

Total

Registered Tonnage.

Steamboats of 250 tons net and under

Grand Total

Do. Year 19

V.—Canals.

Name.Length in Miles.
Total Length

VI.—Docks, Harbours, and Wharves.

Name.Length of Quay.

VII.—Hotels.

Name.Situation.

VIII.—Land, Property, &c, not forming part of the Railway or Stations.

Land.Acreage.Year 19
Acreage
Urban and suburban land-
Houses.Number.Year 19
Number.
Labouring class dwellings
Houses and cottages for companies' servants
Other houses and cottages

IX.—Other Industries (if any). [The Form to be in the Discretion of the Company.] X.—Maintenance and Renewal of Way and Works (Abstract A).

Year 19
Quantities of principal materials used :—
BallastYardsYards
FencingMilesMiles
RailsTonsTons
SleepersNo.No.
Miles maintained:—
Miles of roadNo.No.
Miles of road reduced to single track—
(a) Running linesNo.No.
(b) SidingsNo.No.
Miles of track renewedNo.No.

XI.—Maintenance and Renewal of Rolling Stock (Abstract B).

In Company's Workshops.By Contract.Total.Year 19
Total.
Locomotives renewed Number
Locomotives repaired :
Heavy repairs
Light

Locomotives under or awaiting repair at end of year.(5)

Rail motor and electric:

Train vehicles, &c, renewed.

Train vehicles, &c, repaired :
Heavy repairs
Light

Train vehicles, &c, under or awaiting repair at end of year.(5)

Coaching vehicles:
(a) Carriages renewed
Carriages repaired:
Heavy repairs
Light

Carriages under or awaiting repair at end of year.(5)

(6) Others renewed
Others repaired:
Heavy repairs
Light

Others under or awaiting repair at end of year.(5)

Wagons renewed
Wagons repaired:
Heavy repairs
Light
Wagons under or awaiting repair at end of year.*
Train Miles. (Loaded Trains.)Train Miles. (Including Empty Trains run for Traffic Purposes on either the Forward or Return Journey.)Shunting Miles.Other miles (Assisting, Light, &c.)Total Engine Miles.Year 19 .
Train Miles. (Loaded Trains)

Train Miles (Including Empty Trains runfor Traffic Purposes on either the Forward or

Return Journey)

Shunting Miles.

Other Miles.

(Assisting, Lights, &c.)

Total Engine Miles.
Coaching.Goods.Total.Coaching.Goods.Total.Coaching.Goods.Coaching.GoodsTotalCoaching.Goods.Total.Coaching.Goods

A Miles run in belation to the Company's Traffic Receipts—Over the company's system, by the company's engines(6)

Over the company's system by other companies' engines(7)

Add company's proportion (according to ownership) of miles run on joint account over joint lines not included in Abstract J.

Total

Milks bun in relation to the Company's expendit ure—

By the company's engines over lines owned, leased, or worked by the company.

By the company's engines over other companies' lines

Add company's proportion (according to ownership) of miles run on joint account over joint lines not included in Abstract J.

Total

Miles bun by the Company's Engines—

Over lines owned, leased, or worked by the company

Total

Note.—Miles run by (1) Steam tender and tank engines ; (2) Electric traction; (3) Steam, petrol, &c. rail motors to be given in a supplementary statement as regards the various heads in C. XIII.—Passenger Traffic and Receipts.

Class of Passenger.NumberReceiptsAverage Fare per Passenger.Number originating on the Company's System.Year 19
NumberReceiptsAverage Fare per PassengerNumber originating on the company's System
Ordinary :£d.£d.
1st Class
2nd
3rd

Workmen(8)

Total

Season :(9)

1st Class
2nd
3rd
TonnageReceipts.Average Receipt per Ton.Tonnage originating on the Company's System.Year 19
TonnageReceipts.Average Receipt per Ton.Tonnage originating on the Company's System
Tons£d.Tons.Tons.£d.Tons.
Merchandise
Coal, coke, and patent fuel
Other materials
Total
Number originating on the Company's System.Number.Number originating on the company's System
Livestock

Note.—Receipts in column 2 to be the goods train receipts as given in Account No. 10; the tonnage in column 1 to be the tonnage corresponding thereto. XV. (A),—Tonnage of the Principal Classes of Minerals and Merchandise carried by Goods Trains. [The Tonnage of the principal Articles of Traffic originating on each Railway Company's System to be separately stated; the principal articles of traffic to be agreed in the case of each Company with the Board of Trade. Consignments of less than two tons may be omitted, but in that case the fact that they are omitted must be stated.] XV. (B).—Number of Live Stock carried by Goods Trains.

Number.Year 19
Number.
Horses
Cattle
Calves
Sheep
Pigs
Miscellaneous
Total

XVI.—Summary of Financial Results secured in comparison with those for Past Years. Note.—Not to be made retrospective, but to be extended year by year until 10 years are given.

19 .19 .19 .19 .
££££
Total expenditure on capital account (No. 4)
Gross receipts from businesses carried on by the company (No, 8).
Revenue expenditure on ditto (No. 8)
Net receipts of ditto (No. 8)
Miscellaneous receipts net (No. 8)
Total net income (No. 8)
Interest, rentals, and other fixed charges (No. 9).
Dividends on guaranteed and preference stocks (No. 9).
Balance after payment of preference dividends (No. 9).
Dividend on ordinary stock (No. 9)
Rate per cent.
Surplus or deficit
Appropriation to or from reserve
Brought forward from previous years
Carried forward to subsequent years

(Signed)________________________Accountant of the Company Certificates of the Responsible Officers as to the Upkeep of the Whole of the Companies' Property.

(Signed for the Board of Directors)Chairman or Deputy Chairman of the Company.
Secretary of the Company.

Auditor's Certificate. As prescribed by Act 30 31 Victoria, Cap. 127, to follow, substituting Yearly for Half-Yearly Accounts. Index. Map. Note.—This should be explanatory of the Railway System.

SECOND SCHEDULEEnactments Repealed

Session and Chapter.Short Title.Extent of Repeal.
29 & 30 Vict. c. 108.The Railway Companies Securities Act, 1866.Sections three to thirteen; the words " registered " and " account or statement" in section sixteen ; the words " account, statement or" in sections eighteen and nineteen; the First Schedule; the word "registered" (wherever it occurs); and the words "there stated as" and "and registered officer " and the first paragraph of the note in the Second Schedule.
31 & 32 Vict. c. 119.The Regulation of Railways Act, 1868.Sections three, four, and five.
(1)

Under this heading should be entered only the expenditure or receipts of jointly owned and jointly leased lines in respect of which the accounts are prepared by or for the joint committee and are not already embodied in those of the parent companies (see Abstract J). In the case of other joint lines, the company's proportion of the revenue and expenditure to be spread over the various heads on the respective sides of this Account.

(2)

Amounts contributed to institutions not directly controlled by the Company, and not for the exclusive benefit of the Company's servants.

(3)

Receipts are the sums received by a company in respect of trains run by it over the lines of other companies. A. Payments are the sums paid by a company in respect of trains run by other companies over its lines.

(4)

To include in the case of hotels and refreshment rooms expenditure on buildings, furniture, and plant.

(5)

Total only to be shown.

(6)

To include miles run by the company's engines over joint lines or other companies' lines in oases where no toll is paid or where the payment made is not based upon a proportion of the gross receipts.

(7)

To exclude miles run by such companies in casej where no toll is received and where the payment received for the use of the line is not based upon a proportion of the groBs receipts.

(8)

To be calculated on a single journey basis,

(9)

To be calculated on an annual basis.

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