Common carrier

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A common carrier in common law countries (corresponding to a public carrier as it may be presented in some civil law systems, usually called simply a carrier) is a person or company that transports goods or people for any person or company and that is responsible for any possible loss of the goods during transport.wikipedia
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Freight forwarder

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Under US law, an ocean freight forwarder cannot act as a common carrier.
Forwarders contract with a carrier or often multiple carriers to move the goods.

Telephone company

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Public airlines, railroads, bus lines, taxicab companies, phone companies, internet service providers, cruise ships, motor carriers (i.e., canal operating companies, trucking companies), and other freight companies generally operate as common carriers.
Telephone companies are common carriers, and in the United States are also called local exchange carriers.

Internet service provider

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Public airlines, railroads, bus lines, taxicab companies, phone companies, internet service providers, cruise ships, motor carriers (i.e., canal operating companies, trucking companies), and other freight companies generally operate as common carriers. Using provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, the FCC classified Internet service providers as common carriers, effective June 12, 2015, for the purpose of enforcing net neutrality.
On 31 January 2015, AP News reported that the FCC will present the notion of applying ("with some caveats") Title II (common carrier) of the Communications Act of 1934 to the Internet in a vote expected on 26 February 2015.

Net neutrality

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Using provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, the FCC classified Internet service providers as common carriers, effective June 12, 2015, for the purpose of enforcing net neutrality.
The term was coined by Columbia University media law professor Tim Wu in 2003, as an extension of the longstanding concept of a common carrier, which was used to describe the role of telephone systems.

Communications Act of 1934

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In the United States, telecommunications carriers are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission under title II of the Communications Act of 1934.
Title II: Common carrier

Federal Communications Commission

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In the United States, telecommunications carriers are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission under title II of the Communications Act of 1934.
On February 26, 2015, the FCC ruled in favor of net neutrality by applying Title II (common carrier) of the Communications Act of 1934 and [[Telecommunications policy of the United States#Broadband deployment policy objectives|Section 706]] of the Telecommunications act of 1996 to the Internet.

Contract of carriage

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Carriers typically incorporate further exceptions into a contract of carriage, often specifically claiming not to be a common carrier.
Among common carriers, they are usually evidenced by standard terms and conditions printed on the reverse of a ticket or carriage document.

British narrow-gauge railways

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There were more than a thousand British narrow-gauge railways ranging from large, historically significant common carriers to small, short-lived industrial railways.

List of common carrier freight railroads in the United States

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About 700 railroads operate common carrier freight service in the United States.

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

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The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States, with its first section opening in 1830.

Greyhound Lines

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Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America.

List of Mexican railroads

This is a list of Mexican railroads, common carrier railroads operating as part of rail transport in Mexico.

Transit police

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Transit police are a specialized police agency or unit employed by a common carrier, which could be a transit district, railroad, bus line, other transport carrier, or the state.

Great Lakes Greyhound Lines

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The Great Lakes Greyhound Lines (called also GLGL), a highway-coach carrier, was a Greyhound regional operating company, based in Detroit, Michigan, USA, from 1941 until 1957, when it merged with the Northland Greyhound Lines, a neighboring operating company, thereby forming the Central Division of The Greyhound Corporation (the parent Greyhound firm), called also the Central Greyhound Lines (making the fifth of six uses of the name of the Central Greyhound Lines).

Daewoo Express

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Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service Ltd (DPEBSL) or Daewoo Express is an inter-city common carrier of passengers by bus serving over 60 destinations in Pakistan and is headquartered in Lahore.

List of Hawaii railroads

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There are no current common freight carrier railroads in Hawaii.

Manx Northern Railway

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The Manx Northern Railway (MNR) was the second common carrier railway built in the Isle of Man.

New England Greyhound Lines

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The New England Greyhound Lines (called also NEGL), an intercity highway-coach carrier, was a Greyhound regional operating company, based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from 1937 until 1955, when it became a part of the Eastern Division of The Greyhound Corporation (called also the Eastern Greyhound Lines, the first of four huge new divisions (along with Central, Southern, and Western).

Bill of lading

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A bill of lading (sometimes abbreviated as B/L or BoL) is a document issued by a carrier (or their agent) to acknowledge receipt of cargo for shipment.

Net neutrality in the United States

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A core issue to net neutrality is how ISPs should be classified under the Communications Act of 1934, if they should be Title I "information services" or Title II "common carrier services".

Naugatuck Railroad

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Founded in 1996, the Naugatuck Railroad is a common carrier railroad owned and operated by the Railroad Museum of New England on tracks leased from the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

Interstate Commerce Commission

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The agency's original purpose was to regulate railroads (and later trucking) to ensure fair rates, to eliminate rate discrimination, and to regulate other aspects of common carriers, including interstate bus lines and telephone companies.

Commuter rail in North America

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Commuter rail services in the United States, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Panama provide common carrier passenger transportation along railway tracks, with scheduled service on fixed routes on a non-reservation basis, primarily for short-distance (local) travel between a central business district and adjacent suburbs and regional travel between cities of a conurbation.

SkyTeam

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It also operates a cargo alliance named SkyTeam Cargo, which partners ten carriers, all of them SkyTeam members.

SkyTeam

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It also operates a cargo alliance named SkyTeam Cargo, which partners ten carriers, all of them SkyTeam members.