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LANCASTER TRANSPORTATION COMPANY ET AL. v. PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION. (07/17/56)

July 17, 1956

LANCASTER TRANSPORTATION COMPANY ET AL., APPELLANTS,
v.
PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION.



Appeals, Nos. 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 22 and 23, Oct. T., 1955, from orders of Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Application Docket Nos. A23951, Folder 13 Am-A and A62507, Folder 3, Am-A, in cases of Lancaster Transportation Company, Keystone Express & Storage Co., Motor Freight Express, York Motor Express Company, and Reading Transportation Company v. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Shirk's Motor Express Corporation, and Highway Express Lines, Inc. Orders affirmed.

COUNSEL

H. Clay Burkholder, with him W. G. Johnstone, Jr., and Windolph & Johnstone, for appellant.

Richard V. Zug, with him Edmonds, Obermayer & Rebmann, for appellant.

Robert C. Fluhrer, with him Fluhrer, Medill & Shelley, for appellant.

James H. Booser and McNees, Wallace & Nurick, for appellant.

Frank Rogers Donahue, Jr. and John B. Gest, for appellant.

Owen B. McManus, Assistant Counsel, and Paul E. Beaver and John W. Mentzer, Assistant Counsel, and Thomas M. Kerrigan, Acting Counsel, for Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

Robert H. Shertz, for intervening appellee.

Frank Rogers Donahue, Jr. and John B. Gest, for intervening appellee.

Before Rhodes, P.j., Hirt, Gunther, Wright, Woodside, Ervin, and Carr, JJ.

Author: Rhodes

[ 181 Pa. Super. Page 132]

OPINION BY RHODES, P.J.

These appeals are by protestant motor carriers from orders of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission granting the right of interchange to Highway Express Lines, Inc., hereinafter called "Highway," and to Shirk's Motor Express Corporation, hereinafter called "Shirk."

Highway is the holder of a certificate of public convenience authorizing it to transport property as a motor carrier between points within the City and County of Philadelphia, and the territory included within a line beginning at Marcus Hook, Delaware County, passing through Cheyney, Delaware County, West Chester, Coatesville, and Phoenixville, Chester County, Perkasie, Newton, Rushland, ...


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