The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 440

Thursday, the 5th of
May, A.D. 1927

In the matter of the complaint of the Canadian Lumbermen's Association, et al, regarding proposed change in the ride governing out of line haul charge in transit tariffs; and the Order of the Board No. 37681, dated May 29, 1926, suspending certain tariff schedules pending a hearing by the Board.


S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

Thomas Vien
Deputy Chief Commissioner

A. C. Boyce

Frank Oliver

Upon hearing the matter at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, November 4, 1926, the Canadian Lumbermen's Association, Canadian Freight Association, Canadian Shippers' Traffic Bureau, Maple Leaf Milling Company, Quaker Oats Company, W. C. Edwards & Company, Limited, the Canadian National and the Canadian Pacific Railway Companies, and the Boards of Trade of Toronto and Montréal being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged; and upon the report and recommendation of its Chief Traffic Officer,—

The Board orders:

  1. That in Canadian National Railway Tariffs C.R.C. No. E-1068, C.R.C. No. E-1069, and Supplement No. 2 to C.R.C. No. E-697, and Canadian Pacific Railway Corrections Nos. 148, 149, 152, and 153 to Tariff C.R.C. No. E-4126, as well as all other tariffs filed with the Board by railway companies subject to its jurisdiction, rules contained therein which provide that the out of line haul will be the difference between the distance via the shortest route from point of origin to final destination, and the shortest distance from point of original to final destination via the stop-off point, be, and they are hereby, disallowed.
  2. That the said Order No. 37681, dated May 29, 1926, be, and it is hereby, rescinded.

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.