The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 223

Thursday, the 28th of
March, A.D. 1918

In the matter of the General Order of the Board No. 204, dated August 11, 1911, authorizing for the observance of the railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board which accept explosives for carriage, the revised regulations for the transportation of explosives, as amended and filed by letter dated December 16, from G. C. Ransom, chairman of the Canadian Freight Association, on file with the Board under file No. 1717, marked A.

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean

A. S. Goodeve

Upon reading what is filed on behalf of the Canadian Freight Association,—

It is ordered: That paragraph No. 1644, (b) and (c), of the said Regulations for the Transportation of Explosives, as authorized by the said General Order No. 204, dated August 11, 1917, be, and it is hereby, amended to read as follows, namely:—

1644 (b). Dangerous Explosives for which a certified and placarded car is prescribed (see paragraph 1661), must not be loaded higher than the car lining.

(c) When the lading of a car consists of or includes explosives, the weight of the lading should be distributed so that it will be equalized on each side of the car and over the trucks.

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.