Liability in respect of consignments booked to sidings
Liability in respect of consignments book to sidings.
In terms of Section 94 of the Railway’s Act 1989 the responsibility of the Railways for loss, destruction, damage, deterioration or non-delivery in respect of consignments booked to a private or assisted siding ceases when the wagon holding the consignment is placed at the specified point of interchange of wagons and a written intimation of such placement is given to the owner of the siding. Joint check of seal defective wagons including wagons containing iron and steel materials for which special packing conditions have been prescribed will have to be arranged when the defective conditions of the seal and/or packing of the material is brought to the notice of the railway staff by the representative of the siding owned at the time of taking over.
Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 13-08-2013
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