Rescinded by
G.O. 670
The Board of Transport
Commissioners for Canada
Commission des Transports
du Canada

Order no. G.O. 601

Thursday, the 27th of
February, A.D. 1941

In the matter of the General Order of the Board No. 598, dated 11th October, 1940, authorizing, for the observance of the railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board which accept explosives and other dangerous articles for carriage, the revised regulations for the transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles by freight, and specifications for shipping containers.

J. A. Cross
Chief Commissioner

Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner

J. A. Stoneman

G. A. Stone

F. M. MacPherson

File no. 1717.87.2

Upon the application of the Railway Association of Canada for an Order to amend paragraph 24-1 of the Regulations approved by the said General Order No. 598; and upon the report and recommendation of the Director of Operation of the Board—

It is ordered that the said Regulations for the Transportation of Explosives and Other Dangerous Articles by Freight be, and they are hereby, amended by striking out paragraph 24-1 on page 17 thereof and substituting therefor the following, namely:—

24-1. Tank cars authorized for use prior to effective date of these regulations, and fusion-welded tanks subsequently authorized, may be used, until further order of the Board, as follows:—

Where these regulations call for specification numbers: These specification containers may also be used:
Note.—Tanks with I.C.C. specification marks are authorized the same numbers as those with C.R.C. specification marks./th>
1034,5 A.R.A. II1,4,5, III4,5, and IV4,5; 103W.
103A4 A.R.A. II2,4, and III2,4; 103A-W.
103B4 A.R.A. II4, and III4, rubber lined; 103B-W.
103C4 103C-W.
1044 A.R.A. IV4; 104-W.
104A 104A-W.
105A300 A.R.A. V3; 1053; 105A300-W.
105A400 105A400-W.
105A500 105A500-W.
105A600 105A600-W.
106A500 I.C.C. 27 cylinders mounted on or forming part of a car, and classified as multi-unit tank cars prior to October 1, 1930.
106A800 None.
107A None.
108 Wooden tanks built and authorized prior to July 1, 1927.
108A Wooden tanks built and authorized prior to July 1, 1927.

1 Tank must be tested to a pressure of 60 pounds per square inch, and safety valves must be set to open at a pressure of 25 pounds per square inch. Tank cars having head block anchorage must not be used for the transportation of inflammable liquids.

2 Tanks and their appurtenances must have been originally designed or subsequently reconstructed for the transportation of acids.

3 Safety valves on these cars must be set to open at pressure not exceeding 225 pounds per square inch.

4 Tanks equipped with safety vents must have the vent closure so chained or otherwise fastened as to prevent misplacement.

5 These tank cars must not be used for shipments of smokeless powder in water unless equipped with positive closure type bottom outlet valves.

J. A. Cross
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.