The Board of Transport
Commissioners for Canada
Commission des Transports
du Canada

Order no. G.O. 578

Thursday, the 29th of
September, A.D. 1938

In the matter of engine whistle signals; and Rule 31, Signal 14(l), of the Operating Rules of railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, approved under General Order No. 42, dated 12th July, 1909, as amended.


F. N. Garceau
Deputy Chief Commissioner

J. A. Stoneman

G. A. Stone

Upon reading the submissions filed on behalf of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Order of Railway Conductors of America, and The Railway Association of Canada; and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Operating Officer of the Board,—

It is ordered: That the said Rule 31 be amended to provide that Signal 14(l) be changed from its present form to be,—two long, one short, and one long; and that the same be made effective at 24.01, October 16, 1938.

F. N. Garceau
Deputy Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.