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

Order no. 119709

Friday, the 21st of
January, A.D. 1966

In the matter of the application of Canadian National Railways, hereinafter called the Applicants, under sections 33, 34, 196 and all other relevant sections of the Railway Act, for an Order granting leave to the Applicants to use and enjoy jointly with the Canadian Pacific Railway Company certain trackage between Smiths Falls and Brockville, in the Province of Ontario, as set out in their application dated January 20, 1966, on file with the Board under file No. 49232;

And in the matter of the application of the said Applicants to operate their passenger trains over the said trackage:

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Rod Kerr
Chief Commissioner

H. H. Griffin
Assistant Chief Commissioner

J .E. Dumontier
Deputy Chief Commissioner

J. M. Woodard
Commissioner

Whereas by Order No. 119608, dated January 14, 1966, Canadian Pacific Railway Company was authorized to discontinue passenger train service between Montréal and Toronto, and between Ottawa and Toronto as set out in the said Order, upon the Applicants establishing morning and afternoon passenger service between Ottawa and Toronto as well as continuing their existing service between Montréal and Toronto;

And whereas the Applicants were directed to establish an over-night passenger service between Ottawa and Toronto as soon as possible subsequent to the date of the said Order;

And whereas the Applicants have advised the Board that they propose to establish their morning and afternoon passenger train service between Ottawa and Toronto beginning on Monday, January 24th, 1966, and to establish over-night passenger service between Ottawa and Toronto on or about Monday, February 14th, 1966;

AND WHEREAS, in order to implement the directives contained in the said Order No. 119608, the Applicants require leave to use and enjoy certain trackage of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company;

And whereas Canadian Pacific Railway Company has agreed to make available to the Applicants free running rights over its trackage between Brockville and Smiths Falls;

Upon reading the submissions filed; and upon the recommendation of the Directors of Engineering and Operation of the Board—

It is hereby ordered as follows:

The Applicants are authorized:

  1. To use and enjoy jointly with Canadian Pacific Railway Company the trackage of Canadian Pacific Railway Company as follows:
    1. From the point of connection of Canadian National Railways with the switching lead of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company at Smiths Falls Yard to the Smiths Falls station of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, a distance of 0.38 miles.
    2. From the said Smiths Falls station to the junction switch of Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Brockville Subdivision, a distance of 0.7 miles.
    3. From the said junction switch, mile 0.00 of the Brockville Subdivision at Smiths Falls to Brockville, mile 27.8 of the said Brockville Subdivision of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company.
  2. To have and exercise full right and power to run and operate their passenger trains, including express, if any, over and upon the said portion of railway.
  3. This Order shall come into force on the 24th day of January, 1966, and shall remain in force until rescinded, changed, altered or varied by any Order or decision of the Board.

Rod Kerr
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.