The Board of Transport
Commissioners for Canada
Commission des Transports
du Canada

Order no. 57728

Monday, the 10th of
July, A.D. 1939

In the matter of the application of the Canadian National Railways, hereinafter called the Applicants, for an Order granting leave to abandon a portion of the L'Orignal Subdivision of their railway, in the Province of Ontario, betiveen Hawkesbury (Mileage 32.7) and Hurdman (Mileage 89.3), a total distance of 56.6 miles.

39310.16

Hugh Guthrie
Chief Commissioner

Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner

J. A. Stoneman
Commissioner

Upon hearing the application at a sitting of the Board held in the City of Ottawa on 27th of June, 1939, in the presence of counsel for the Canadian National Railways and of representatives of the different municipalities affected, the evidence offered, and what was alleged—

It is ordered: That the Applicants be, and they are hereby, granted leave to abandon the said portion of the L'Orignal Subdivision of their railway, in the Province of Ontario, between Hawkesbury (Mileage 32.7) and Hurdman (Mileage 89.3), a total distance of 56.6 miles.

That the Applicants shall, as intimated at the hearing of this application, proceed without delay to place the abandoned right of way in the possession of the adjoining landowners either by conveyance subject to trusts or encumbrances heretofore created, or by long term leases at nominal rentals. Should any difficulty arise in connection with such transfer or possession, subsequent application may be made to the Board by any of the parties affected by this Order.

Hugh Guthrie
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.