The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 572

Thursday, the 14th of
April, A.D. 1938

In the matter of the General Order of the Board No. 5147, dated December 2, 1935, prescribing regidations regarding plans required to be filed with the Board in connection ivith applications for railway crossings, junctions, and drawbridges under Sections 252 and 305 of the Railway Act, and general requirements for interlocking appliances.

Hugh Guthrie
Chief Commissioner

F. N. Garceau
Deputy Chief Commissioner

J. A. Stoneman

G. A. Stone

File no. 521

Upon reading the submissions filed on behalf of the Railway Association of Canada, and the reports and recommendations of the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Engineer of the Board,-

It is ordered: That the said General Order No. 547, dated December 2, 1935, be, and it is hereby, amended by adding the following paragraph after paragraph 5 thereof, namely:-—

5A. When railways bring all trains to a stop before making a movement over a railway crossing or drawbridge the protection may be modified, but at all such crossings or drawbridges not protected by interlocking appliances a stop-board shall be erected at a point not less than 500 feet each way from the nearest frog of crossing, or each way from the nearest end of drawbridge; and all trains must be brought to a full stop at the stop-board and shall not thereafter proceed until a proper signal has been given for that purpose.

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