Amended by
G.O. 745
The Board of Transport
Commissioners for Canada
Commission des Transports
du Canada

Order no. G.O. 592

Thursday, the 28th of
September, A.D. 1939

In the matter of Section 269 of the Railway Act for the carrying of pipes under the tracks of railway companies under the jurisdiction and subject to the control of the Board.

Hugh Guthrie
Chief Commissioner

Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner

File no. 9473

In pursuance of the powers vested in it under Sections 34 and 269 of the Railway Act, and of all other powers possessed by the Board in that behalf; and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Engineer of the Board—

It is ordered:

  1. That the conditions and specifications set forth in the schedule hereunto annexed, under the heading Standard Regulations Regarding Pipe Crossings under Railways, be, and they are hereby, adopted and confirmed as the conditions and specifications applicable to the placing or maintaining of (a) sewer pipes, (b) water pipes, (c) pipes for manufactured gas, or (d) pipes for oil and natural gas under all railways subject to the jurisdiction of the Board.
  2. That any Order of the Board granting leave to place or maintain any pipes under the railway and referring to Standard Regulations Regarding Pipe Crossings under Railways, be deemed as intended to be a reference to the conditions and specifications set out in the said schedule.
  3. That every Order of the Board granting leave to place or maintain any pipe or pipes across any railway subject to the jurisdiction of the Board be, unless otherwise expressed, deemed to be an Order for leave to place or maintain the same under and according to the said conditions and specifications, which conditions and specifications shall be considered as embodied in any such Order without specific reference thereto, subject, however, to such change or variation therein or thereto as shall be expressed in such Order.
  4. That the General Orders of the Board numbered 74, dated 19th April, 1911; 75, dated 26th May, 1911; and 269, dated 7th August, 1919, in so far as it relates to pipe crossings, be, and they are hereby, rescinded.
  5. Hugh Guthrie
    Chief Commissioner,
    The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.