The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 232

Tuesday, the 14th of
May, A.D. 1918

In the matter of the application of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association for an Order disallowing the increased carload minimum weights of tan bark, published in Supplement No. 8 to the Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Tariff C.P.G. No. E-3225, and Supplement No. 1 to the Grand Trunk Railway Company's Tariff C.R.C. No. E-3477.

19475.41

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

Upon hearing the application at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, November 20, 1917, the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the Canadian Freight Association, and the Grand Trunk, Canadian Pacific, and the Canadian Northern Railway Companies being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged; and upon reading the further submissions filed,—

It is ordered: That the minimum carload weights of tanbark, when carried in box or stock cars under special commodity tariffs, be as follows, namely:—

For cars not over 30 feet 6 inches in length, inside measurement, 21,000 pounds.

For cars over 30 feet 6 inches and not over 34 feet 6 inches in length, inside measurement, 23,000 pounds.

For cars over 34 feet 6 inches and not over 36 feet 6 inches in length, inside measurement, 28,000 pounds.

And it is further ordered: That the General Order of the Board No. 221, made herein, be, and it is hereby, rescinded.

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.