The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 397

Wednesday, the 16th of
April, A.D. 1924

In the matter of the application of the Railway Association of Canada for certain amendments to Rules 93 and 99 of the General Train and Interlocking Rules, in order to provide for the method of operation now employed by certain of its member railways, under so-called Special Instruction E

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F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

Whereas by General Order No. 322, dated December 10, 1920, all railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board were required to withdraw the said Special Instruction E from their respective working timetables, and thereafter observe the Uniform Code of Rules for Canadian Railways, approved by General Order No. 42, dated July 12, 1909; the necessary changes and instructions to employees to become effective June 1, 1921.

And whereas the time within which the said changes and instructions might become effective was extended, by General Orders Nos. 340 and 343, until June 15, 1921, and Septembr 1, 1921, respectively; or until further order of the Board.

And whereas meetings and conferences have been held between officers of the Board and the parties concerned, and written submissions filed,—

The Board orders: That the time within which the said changes and instructions may become effective be, and it is hereby, further extended until the 1st day of August, 1924; and that, in the interval, all railway companies now carrying such Special Instruction E in their time table file the same with the Board for approval under section 293 of the Railway Act, 1919.

And the Board further orders: That the application for amendments to rules 93 and 99 of the General Train and Interlocking Rules be refused.

F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.