The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 221
|Tuesday, the 26th of
February, 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.R.C. No. E-3225, and Supplement No. 1 to the Grand Trunk Railway Company's Tariff C.R.C. No. E-3477.
W. B. Nantel
S. J. McLean
A. S. Goodeve
A. C. Boyce
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 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 tan bark, when carried under special commodity tariffs, be as follows, namely:—
For cars not over 30 feet 6 inches in length, inside or platform measurement, 21,000 pounds.
For cars over 30 feet 6 inches and not over 34 feet 6 inches in length, inside or platform measurement, 23,000 pounds.
For cars over 34 feet 6 inches and not over 36 feet 6 inches in length inside measurement for box and stock cars, and not over 36 feet 10 inches platform measurement for flat cars, 28,000 pounds.
And it is further orderd: That the schedules to give effect to this order be published and filed to take effect not later than the 11th day of March, 1918.
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.