The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 294

Friday, the 30th of
April, A.D. 1920

In the matter of the complaints of D. Camphell, Wiimipeg; the United Grain Growers, Limited, Calgary; J. B. Stringer & Company, Chatham; and Elliott & Company, Ridgetown, against the allowances provided by the General Order of the Board No. 50, dated December 10, 1909, as amended by General Order No. 184, dated March 22, 1917, to shippers who are compelled to furnish temporary doors to cars loaded with grain.

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F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

J. G. Rutherford
Commissioner

Upon hearing the complaints at the sittings of the Board held in Winnipeg, November 15, 1919, and in Ottawa, December 18, 1919, in the presence of D. Campbell, counsel for and representatives of the Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Companies and Canadian National Railways, Michigan Central Railroad Company, and the Montréal Board of Trade, and what was alleged; and upon reading the submissions filed, and the report and recommendation of the Board's Chief Traffic Officer of the Board,—

It is ordered as follows:

  1. That the said General Order No. 50, as amended by General Order No. 184, requiring that where shippers upon all or any railways subject to the jurisdiction of the Parliament of Canada are compelled to furnish car doors to enable cars to be used for traffic, allowance therefor to such shippers be made upon the following basis:
    (a) At and west of Port Arthur,
    lower doors .. . $1.50 each
    upper doors .. . .75 each
    (b) East of Port Arthur,
    lower doors .. . .50 each
    upper doors .. . .50 each

    Be amended to provide that the said allowances for doors so furnished to enable cars to be used for grain, be increased as follows, viz.:

    (a) At and west of Port Arthur—
    For doorways 5 ft. wide: lower doors .. . $2.25 each
    upper doors .. . .75 each
    For doorways 6 ft. wide: lower doors .. . 2.60.each
    upper doors .. . .90 each
    (b) East of Port Arthur—
    For doorways 5 ft. wide: lower doors .. . $1.25 each
    upper doors, each .. . .75 each
    For doorways 6 ft. wide: lower doors .. . $1.35 each
    upper doors, each .. . .90 each

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