The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. 16900
|Thursday, the 27th of
June, A.D. 1912
|Re indicating changes in freight, passenger and express tariffs:|
It appearing to the Board that comparison of freight, passenger, and express schedules with those which they supersede or amend, should be facilitated;
and in pursuance of the powers conferred by sec. 322 of the Railway Act;
and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Traffic Officer,
it is ordered that all freight, passenger and express tariffs, and supplements thereto, applying between points in Canada, or from any point in Canada, to a foreign country, filed with the Board on or after Sept. 1, 1912, shall, except as hereinafter provided, indicate advances there-by made in existing tolls by the symbol
A (capital), and reductions by the symbol
R (capital), with the necessary explanatory note, in the following manner, namely:
Provided that if any rates or matter be necessarily so closely printed as to leave insufficient apace for the symbols, or if the latter be otherwise unsuitable, and in such cases only, increases shall be printed in full-faced type, and reductions in italics.
And it is further ordered that the requirements that the title page, or front cover, of all tariffs and supplements bear, at the top, the word (or words)
New Rates, as the case may be, is not hereby abrogated.