The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 443
|Tuesday, the 21st of
June, A.D. 1927
In the matter of the applicatiuri of the Eburne Saw Mills, Limited, et al., for an Order requiring the railway companies under the Board's jurisdiction to file joint tariffs covering the movement oj all commodities originating upon the Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway destined to points on other lines of railway, in the some way thai joint tariffs are filed covering the movement of all commodities originating on the Canadian National Railways, the Canadian Pacific Railway, and the said the Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway, within the interswitching area set out in General Order No. 252; and that all privileges and rights in respect of interswitching in the said area shall be extended to the Applicants;
And in the matter of the amended application of the said Applicants for an Order, in the alternative, requiring the said railway companies to extend the limits of the interswitching areas so as to include that portion of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company's lines known as the Vancouver and Lidu Island Railway, notv operated by the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, Limited; and to extend to all shippers or consignees on the said Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway the same rights and privileges that are extended to shippers in the interswitching areas in the City of Vancouver and in the City of New Westminster in the matter of services and transportation costs;
And, further, in the alternative, requiring the said railway companies to file joint tariffs covering the movement of all traffic originating at or destined to points on the said Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway, and extending to shippers and consignees on the said Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway the same rates and facilities as are enjoyed by shippers on either the Canadian Pacific or the Canadian National Railivays in the natural terminal area of greater Vancouver.
H. A. McKeown
Upon hearing the applications at the sittings of the Board held in Vancouver on the 9th day of July, 1926, and in Ottawa on the 3rd day of May, 1927, in the presence of counsel for the applicants, the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, and the British Columbia Electric Railway Company, Limited, and what was alleged; and upon its appearing that the same rates and privileges are now accorded to all shippers on the Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway within the interswitching limits of Vancouver and New Westminster as are accorded to all other shippers within such limits, and that the said railway companies are prepared, upon request, to publish joint rates between points on the said Vancouver and Lulu Island Railway outside of the said interswitching limits and points on the Canadian National Railways on the same relative basis as applies from other local points on the lines of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company outside the said interswitching limits in the vicinity of Vancouver and New Westminster,—
The Board orders: That the railway companies under the jurisdiction of the Board be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to publish tariffs to give effect to the foregoing.
H. A. McKeown
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.