The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 282
|Monday, the 19th of
January, A.D. 1920
In the matter of the General Order of the Board No. 25, dated January 25, 1909, prescribing the lighting systems to be used on each and every car requiring lighting on the railway, or portion of railway, operated by every railway company subject to the legislative authority of the Parliament of Canada.
F. B. Carvell
Upon reading what is filed on behalf of the Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk, and Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Companies, the Wabash and Michigan Central Railroad Companies, and the Canadian National Railways, and the report and recommendation of the Mechanical Expert of the Board, concurred in by its Chief Operating Officer,—
It is ordered: That the said General Order of the Board No. 25, dated January 25, 1909, be, and it is hereby, amended by adding aften subclause (3) of clause (h), paragraph 3, the following, namely:
4. That in all cases of derailments or accidents to passenger cars lighted with Pintsch gas or commercial acetylene, the supply of gas must be shut off, if possible, by closing the stud valves in storage tanks underneath the body of the car. Arrangements must be made to place a key securely in the gauge box underneath the car where it will readily be accessible. Instructions must be issued to train and wrecking crews to govern this matter, so that there will be no misunderstanding in case of accident.
F. B. Carvell
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.