The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 460
|Monday, the 18th of
June, A.D. 1928
In the matter of the application of the Canadian Shippers' Traffic Bureau, on behalf of the Star Lumber Company and others, for an Order disallowing, in tariffs governing diversion of carload traffic in transit, (1) the rule defining out of line haul; (2) rules which stipulate that the railway company and its connections will not assume any responsibility for failure to accomplish diversion; also for an order requiring railway companies to make tariff provision for a reconsignment charge applicable to carload shipments moving between points within Canada, which have reached original billed destination, with benefit of the through rate applicable from point of origin to final destination.
S. J. McLean
Upon hearing the application, in part, at the sittings of the Board held in Toronto. November 16, 1927, in the presence of representatives of the applicant and the Canadian Freight Association, and what was alleged; and upon reading the written submissions filed, and the report of its Chief Traffic Officer.—
The Board orders:
When requested by the owner of the property,, or his representative, this railway company will make diligent efforts to locate the shipment and effect diversion in transit of carload traffic under the following conditions, but will not assume any responsibility for failure to accomplish diversion unless such failure is due to the negligence of its employees.
S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.