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Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 6,010,611
2 noelwoodhouse 4,001,821
3 NeilHamilton 3,492,360
4 DonnaTelfer 3,461,596
5 Rhonda.M 3,429,950
...
199 tasfamily 267,394
200 Catessa 264,982
201 JeanetteConnolly 264,595
202 DavoChiss 263,306
203 cloudwatcher 259,943
204 rowenagrace 258,866

263,306 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

April 2020 1,542
March 2020 42,568
February 2020 26,687
January 2020 29,991
December 2019 16,464
November 2019 16,182
October 2019 34,432
September 2019 23,716
August 2019 32,551
July 2019 27,713
June 2019 11,460

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 6,010,409
2 noelwoodhouse 4,001,821
3 NeilHamilton 3,492,231
4 DonnaTelfer 3,461,570
5 Rhonda.M 3,429,937
...
277 Kolan 192,638
278 afm1 191,804
279 bettymay 191,327
280 DavoChiss 191,170
281 jaybee67 190,589
282 hyoung 189,697

191,170 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

February 2020 4,005
January 2020 26,101
December 2019 15,308
November 2019 16,182
October 2019 34,432
September 2019 23,716
August 2019 32,549
July 2019 27,669
June 2019 11,208

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 jaybee67 372,578
2 GeoffMMutton 179,051
3 PhilThomas 145,112
4 mickbrook 115,334
5 DavoChiss 72,136
6 murds5 61,555
7 Lemp 24,934

72,136 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

April 2020 1,542
March 2020 42,568
February 2020 22,682
January 2020 3,890
December 2019 1,156
August 2019 2
July 2019 44
June 2019 252


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GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:56 [To befitted up by Sender.]
So,'
.Station
Bbostted £sm U the undsnnexitioned
Cbodsj for otmrejance to _ Station, for
M. per Carrier
subject to the By-laws made by the Commissioner for Rail
»o. of
No. of
Packages,
Nos.
Bail-way Beceiving Officer.
[To he returned to Sender.]
No.
Station,
186 .
Pijsase receive from M the undermentioned Goods* for
conveyance to Station, for M per Carrier
subject to the conditions stated in the By-laws
made by the Commissioner for Bailways, as per classification sheet.
No. ot
HWag-gon.
No. of
Noa. -
\To be retainedby JtaUtcay Department,']
[To be filled up by Sender.]
№................
......................................... Station
.........................188 .
Received from M ....................................................... the undermentioned
Goods for conveyance to ...................................... Station, for
M. ......................................... per Carrier .................................
subject to the By-laws made by the Commissioner for Rail-
№.. of
Waggon.
№. of
Packages.
№s.
........................................................
Railway Receiving Officer.
[To be returned to Sender.]
No. .......................
..................................................... Station,
.......................... 188 .
Please receive from M ........................................... the undermentioned Goods, for
conveyance to .......................................... Station, for M........................... per Carrier
.................................................... subject to the conditions stated in the By-laws
made by the Commissioner for Railways, as per classification sheet.
№. of
Waggon.
№. of
№s.
................................................................
[To be retained by Railway Department.]
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:50 Iter the loss of, or injury to, any article or articles, or property of the descriptions
following (that is to Bay):—Grold or silver coin of the Kealm or of any Foreign State,
Or any gold or silver in a manufactured or unmanufactured state, or any precious
gfcones, jewellery, -watches, clocks, or time-pieces of any description, trinkets, gold or
money; "EngliRh, Colonial, or Foreign stamps, maps, writings, title-deeds, paintings,
4bgravings, pictures, gold or silver plate or plated articles, glass, china, silks in a
irith other materials, furs, lace, or opium, or any of them which shall have been
milway charge for carriage, shall have been paid to and accepted by the officer duly
authorized to receive the same. .Nor will he under any circumstances be responsible
fae insufficiently or improperly packed or secured. He will also not be responsible for
tiny loss or damage occurring to goods consisting of a variety of articles in the same
22 Viotobia 3So. 19.
GOYERISTMENT RAILWAYS ACT, 1858.
Sec. 106.—Every person, being the owber, or having
which euch carriage or goods may have travelled, or he about
to travel, an exact aooownt m toritivg signed by Mm of ike
number or quantity of goods catfveyed by anyeuch carriage,
and of the point On the Railway from which *uch carriage
or goods have get out, or are about to Bet ook, and at vrhdfc
point the eame are intended to be unloaded or taken off the
/
Railway; and if the goods comeyed by a*y smhcarriatic «r
brovghtfor conveyance as aforesaid be liable Wo the paymmU
specify the respective numbers or quantities thereof Uaible to

1 „ *
See also Sees, 104,105,10T, 108,10§, 110.
For the loss of, or injury to, any article or articles, or property of the descriptions
following (that is to say) :—Gold or silver coin of the Realm or of any Foreign State,
or any gold or silver in a manufactured or unmanufactured state, or any precious
stones, jewellery, watches, clocks, or time-pieces of any description, trinkets, gold or
money ; English, Colonial, or Foreign stamps, maps, writings, title-deeds, paintings,
engravings, pictures, gold or silver plate or plated articles, glass, china, silks in a
with other materials, furs, lace, or opium, or any of them which shall have been
railway charge for carriage, shall have been paid to and accepted by the officer duly
authorized to receive the same. Nor will he under any circumstances be responsible
be insufficiently or improperly packed or secured. He will also not be responsible for
any loss or damage occurring to goods consisting of a variety of articles in the same
22 Victoria №. 19.
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS ACT, 1858.
Sec. 106.—Every person, being the owner, or having
which such carriage or goods may have travelled, or he about
to travel, an exact account in writing signed by him of the
number or quantity of goods conveyed by any such carriage,
and of the point on the Railway from which such carriage
or goods have get out, or are about to set out, and at which
point the same are intended to be unloaded or taken off the
Railway ; and if the goods conveyed by any such carriage or
brought for conveyance as aforesaid be liable to the payment
specify the respective numbers or quantities thereof liable to

See also Secs. 104, 105, 107, 108,109, 110.
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:43 ¥
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:42 \To be returned to Sender.'}
1Vo..
• Station,
188
TO THE COIOOBSIONEB, 70B
.request jou to receive from the undermentioned
Goods, for conveyance at owner's risk, to Station, for
per carrier and agree, in consideration of
your charging the reduced rate, to undertake all risks of loading and unload
not to be liable or responsible for any loss, damage, or injury, -whatsoever
and howsoever occasioned; and that the said Goods shall be carried by you
Nos.
PI
cwt.j
lb..
(Signature cf Sender)
£2b be retained by Bailment Department^
........................................................
[To be returned to Sender.]
№.
............................................................. Station,
188 .
To The Commissioner for
................................ request you to receive from .......................... the undermentioned
Goods, for conveyance at owner’s risk, to .............................. Station, for
.............................................. per carrier .................................. and ............... agree, in consideration of
your charging the reduced rate, to undertake all risks of loading and unload-
not to be liable or responsible for any loss, damage, or injury, whatsoever
and howsoever occasioned ; and that the said Goods shall be carried by you
№s.
T
cwt.
lbs.
(Signature of Sender) .............................................................
[To be retained by Railway Department.]
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:38 guaranteed, to be conveyed at the owner's risk,and charged at
by the said
W&ggon,
Marks an
Nos.
d
guaranteed, to be conveyed at the owner’s risk, and charged at
by the said .........................................................
Waggon.
Marks and
№s.
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:37 Consignment Note for Special Class Goods carried at Owner's Risk.
{To be filled «p fiy Sender,"]
So.
Station,
.Received from the undermentioned
Goods, for conveyance to Station,
tor weight and contents not

I
Consignment Note for Special Class Goods carried at Owner’s Risk.
{To be filled op by Sender.]
№.
...................................... Station,
Received from M...................................... the undermentioned
Goods, for conveyance to ........................................ Station,
for ........................................................ weight and contents not

GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:35 A $or^w£uired^ to be Jilted upby the Public can be obtained from the
A supply of the Forms required to be filled up by the Public can be obtained from the
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:34 3fo. LII.
Persons desiring to send live stock must give at least four days notios of the number of tvuoks
they require, at the same time paying a deposit of twenty sliillinga per truck; such deposit to be
Traffic]|lfanager.
No. Lin.
No live stock, or merchandise traffic of any kind, will be received for eonreyanoe on any Sunday,
©r on Good Friday, Christmas Day, or any proclaimed holiday.
Wo. LIV.
All live stock must be removed from the Railway premises immediately after arrival of the train,
If not, they will be unloaded and remain at the owner's risk and expense, or may be sent to agistment or
in payment of all expenses incurred; the balance, if any, being paid to the owner en demand.
No. LY.
~ The owners of live stock must take all risks of conveyance. The Commissioner will not be res
No. LVL
Conveyance of Explosive*
41sb By-law, and the regulations of the " Gunpowder and Explosive Consolidation Act of 1876.
Railway wharf, jetty, or pier, as required, at the Barling Harbour Branch Line. At Newcastle explo
No. LYIII.
The hours for receiving explosives are between 7 a.m. and 12 noon; at Darling Harbour, on
explosives be received at any other time ; and then only provided the necessary vane are available.
No. LIT.
No explosive, exceeding lOOfbs., will be received unless accompanied by a permit from the Traffic
No. LX.
Permits will not be granted unless applied for before 4 p.m. on tlie day preceding despatch, or
No. LXI.
or shall be otherwise discharged in due oourse of law.
№. LII.
Persons desiring to send live stock must give at least four days notice of the number of trucks
they require, at the same time paying a deposit of twenty shillings per truck ; such deposit to be
Traffic Manager.
№.. LIII.
No live stock, or merchandise traffic of any kind, will be received for conveyance on any Sunday,
or on Good Friday, Christmas Day, or any proclaimed holiday.
№.. LIV.
All live stock must be removed from the Railway premises immediately after arrival of the train.
If not, they will be unloaded and remain at the owner’s risk and expense, or may be sent to agistment or
in payment of all expenses incurred ; the balance, if any, being paid to the owner on demand.
№.. LV.
The owners of live stock must take all risks of conveyance. The Commissioner will not be res-
№. LVI.
Conveyance of Explosives.
41st By-law, and the regulations of the “ Gunpowder and Explosive Consolidation Act of 1876.”
Railway wharf, jetty, or pier, as required, at the Darling Harbour Branch Line. At Newcastle explo-
№. LVIII.
The hours for receiving explosives are between 7 a.m. and 12 noon ; at Darling Harbour, on
explosives be received at any other time ; and then only provided the necessary vans are available.
№. LIX.
No explosive, exceeding 100 lbs., will be received unless accompanied by a permit from the Traffic
№. LX.
Permits will not be granted unless applied for before 4 p.m. on the day preceding despatch, or
№. LXI.
or shall be otherwise discharged in due course of law.
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 20:26 Wo. XL.
No person sliall be entitled to have any single article of goods conveyed by Railway exceeding the
weight of 10 tons, or •which from its excessive bulk would be inconvenient to transport. At stations
where there are no appliances for loading or unloading articles exceeding 2 tons In weight, the duty
No. XLI.
No person shall be entitled to require any aquafortis, oil of vitriol, gunpowder, luoifer matches, or
No. XLII.
No article shall be sold on any Railway premises without the consent of the Commissioner. Erery
No-XLHI.
The word " fare," in these By-laws, shall be held to mean the rate of toll or sum determined upon
Railways Act j and the words u Railway carriage " shall include every passenger carriage, goods truck,
No. XLIV.
No. XLV.
Parcels and packages under 56 fbs. weight, unless they form part of a consignment exceeding that
weight, will (not containing any explosive material) be conveyed by passenger trains at parcels rates; but
all packages weighing above 56 fts., or forming part of a consignment exceeding 56 lbs., will be forwarded
by gopds trains, and charged at goods rates, unless specially marked to go otherwise.
No. XLYI.
All persons receiving goods from the Railway must give a written receipt for the same on< delivery,
No. XLVII.
The authorized charges upon goods or parcels jnust be paid on demand. In default of payment
will be given unless under special arrangement with, the Commissioner. The trainage of goods for plat
No. XLYIH.
Railway, or removing them from it, by their own or hired Tebicles.
No.XLIX.
The Commissioner will not receive goods or parcels foropnyeyance by Railway, unless each separate
package has the name and address of the pefspn to whom it ib consigned legibly written or printed
thereon; nor will he be liable for damage or Iobs sustained by leakage, fermentation, or fire.
No. L.
$resh mea.t, fish, ppultrr, dairy produce, eggs, fruit, vegetables, and other perishable articles, if not
pipriiptlv removed from the Railway premis^i, .may, at therisk of and withput notice to the owner, be
sift Sf^bB ^"a of OT
dyed by the Hallway servants. All sucn traffic must be fully addressed..
Np. LT.

Phe Goods Warehouses will be open for the receipt and delivezy of goods from 6 a.m. till 5 p.m. j

-; B&y, Good Friday, and problaitafta Holidays ^cepted, and except on Saturdays,
wool delivery will coinmence at 6 a»m. and dole at 4S9 p.m.,
fifteen Canutes aftef It has been tendered atthe consignees! stores or
offices trill be stored at the owners* risk and expense and be liable to Charges fop re-cartsgein addition
№. XL.
No person shall be entitled to have any single article of goods conveyed by Railway exceeding the
weight of 10 tons, or which from its excessive bulk would be inconvenient to transport. At stations
where there are no appliances for loading or unloading articles exceeding 2 tons in weight, the duty
№. XLI.
No person shall be entitled to require any aquafortis, oil of vitriol, gunpowder, lucifer matches, or
№. XLII.
No article shall be sold on any Railway premises without the consent of the Commissioner. Every
№. XLIII.
The word ‟ fare,” in these By-laws, shall be held to mean the rate of toll or sum determined upon
Railways Act ; and the words ‟ Railway carriage ” shall include every passenger carriage, goods truck,
№. XLIV.
№. XLV.
Parcels and packages under 56 lbs. weight, unless they form part of a consignment exceeding that
weight, will (not containing any explosive material) be conveyed by passenger trains at parcels rates ; but
all packages weighing above 56 lbs., or forming part of a consignment exceeding 56 lbs., will be forwarded
by goods trains, and charged at goods rates, unless specially marked to go otherwise.
№. XLVI.
All persons receiving goods from the Railway must give a written receipt for the same on delivery.
№. XLVII.
The authorized charges upon goods or parcels must be paid on demand. In default of payment
will be given unless under special arrangement with, the Commissioner. The trainage of goods for plat-
№. XLVIII.
Railway, or removing them from it, by their own or hired vehicles.
№. XLIX.
The Commissioner will not receive goods or parcels for conveyance by Railway, unless each separate
package has the name and address of the person to whom it is consigned legibly written or printed
thereon ; nor will he be liable for damage or loss sustained by leakage, fermentation, or fire.
№. L.
Fresh meat, fish, poultry, dairy produce, eggs, fruit, vegetables, and other perishable articles, if not
promptly removed from the Railway premises, may, at the risk of and without notice to the owner, be
sold by the Department to secure charges, and should they become offensive, will be disposed of or
destroyed by the Railway servants. All such traffic must be fully addressed.
№.. LI.

The Goods Warehouses will be open for the receipt and delivery of goods from 6 a.m. till 5 p.m. ;

Sunday, Good Friday, and proclaimed Holidays excepted, and except on Saturdays,
when they will be closed at 2 p.m. The wool delivery will commence at 6 a.m. and close at 4.30 p.m.,
and all wool not accepted within fifteen minutes after it has been tendered at the consignees’ stores or
offices will be stored at the owners’ risk and expense and be liable to charges for re-cartage in addition.
GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS. GREAT SOUTHERN, WESTERN, NORTHERN, AND BRANCH LINES. MERCHANDISE RATES. (Government Gazette Notices), New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Tuesday 29 September 1885 [Issue No.440 (SUPPLEMENT)] page 6373 2020-04-01 19:54 No. XXX.
cross % Bailway on the level, at a station or any other place where an overbridge or subway is provided
No. XXXI.
Any person fcttitod bathing, swimming dogs, or otherwise polluting the water, in any Bailway
No. XXXII.
within or on any of the Bailway property or premises, shall be liable to a penalty of two pounds.
No. XXXIII.
that the consignor accepts all responsibility in regard to loss or damage arising from auy cause whatever
No. XXXIV.
No. XXXV.
four-wheeled truck, 10s. for each sir or eight-wheeled truck, and 6d. for each tarpaulin covering the
truck, for every additional day or part of a day; or the Commissioner may discharge such trucks at the
charge at the rate of 6d. per ton per diem, or Id. per package per diem, at the option of the Commissioner.
a charge, including storage, of 2s. 6d. per diem, or part thereof, will bo made for each tarpaulin.
No. XXXVI.
of goods or other traffic; and no exemption from demurrage or storage or risk of Iobs or damage can bo
No. XXXVII.
Where it shall be the duty of the sender of goods brought into any Eailway Station (whether by
him or in vehicles of the Department) to load such goods into the Bailway vehicles, he shall do so within
twelve working hours after trucks are supplied. In case of default, the Bailway servants may load such
No. XXXVIII.
No claim for Iobs will be recognized unless the particulars be lodged with the Commissioner within
fourteen days after the date of consignment of the goods; and no claim for damage will be recognised
after removal of the goods from the Bailway premises. The delivery of goods shall be deemed complete
when notiee of arrival has been given to the consignee, or, where his address is not known, after they have
No. XXXIX.
The Commissioner will not under any circumstances be responsible for hay and straw, whioh will
be carried ionly under special agreement that the consignor will take all risk of loss or damage whilst in
the siutbdy of the Commissioner, wheresoever or howsoever oooasioned. Nor will the Commissioner under
any oiroumstanoes be responsible for returned empties
№. XXX.
cross a Railway on the level, at a station or any other place where an overbridge or subway is provided
№. XXXI.
Any person found bathing, swimming dogs, or otherwise polluting the water, in any Railway
№. XXXII.
within or on any of the Railway property or premises, shall be liable to a penalty of two pounds.
№. XXXIII.
that the consignor accepts all responsibility in regard to loss or damage arising from any cause whatever
№. XXXIV.
№. XXXV.
four-wheeled truck, 10s. for each six or eight-wheeled truck, and 6d. for each tarpaulin covering the
truck, for every additional day or part of a day ; or the Commissioner may discharge such trucks at the
charge at the rate of 6d. per ton per diem, or 1d. per package per diem, at the option of the Commissioner.
a charge, including storage, of 2s. 6d. per diem, or part thereof, will be made for each tarpaulin.
№. XXXVI.
of goods or other traffic ; and no exemption from demurrage or storage or risk of loss or damage can be
№. XXXVII.
Where it shall be the duty of the sender of goods brought into any Railway Station (whether by
him or in vehicles of the Department) to load such goods into the Railway vehicles, he shall do so within
twelve working hours after trucks are supplied. In case of default, the Railway servants may load such
№. XXXVIII.
No claim for loss will be recognized unless the particulars be lodged with the Commissioner within
fourteen days after the date of consignment of the goods ; and no claim for damage will be recognised
after removal of the goods from the Railway premises. The delivery of goods shall be deemed complete
when notice of arrival has been given to the consignee, or, where his address is not known, after they have
№. XXXIX.
The Commissioner will not under any circumstances be responsible for hay and straw, which will
be carried only under special agreement that the consignor will take all risk of loss or damage whilst in
the custody of the Commissioner, wheresoever or howsoever occasioned. Nor will the Commissioner under
any circumstances be responsible for returned empties.

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