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

Order no. 117494

Thursday, the 13th of
May, A.D. 1965

In the matter of the application of the City of Guelph, in the Province of Ontario, for installation of automatic protection at the crossing of Willow Road and the Canadian National Railways in the City of Guelph, in the Province of Ontario, mileage 31.05 Fergus Subdivision:

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J .E. Dumontier
Deputy Chief Commissioner

J. M. Woodard
Commissioner

Upon reading the submissions filed—

It is ordered as follows:

  1. Within six months from the date of this Order, the Canadian National Railways shall install, and shall thereafter maintain, two flashing light signals and one bell at the crossing of their railway and Willow Road in the City of Guelph, in the Province of Ontario, mileage 31.05 Fergus Subdivision.
  2. The signal in the southwest angle of the said crossing shall be equipped with a 12-foot cantilever signal support, with four light units on the mast, and four light units on the cantilever signal support. The signal in the northeast quadrant shall be equipped with two light units protecting each approach from Edinburgh Road over the said crossing, and two light units to protect traffic from Willow Road over the said crossing.
  3. The said protection shall be installed in compliance with the provisions of General Order No. E-6.
  4. Eighty per cent of the cost of installing the said protection or the sum of $15,120.00, whichever is the lesser, shall be paid out of The Railway Grade Crossing Fund, twelve and one-half per cent shall be paid by the City of Guelph, and the balance of the said cost shall be borne and paid by the Canadian National Railways.
  5. The cost of maintenance and operation of the said protection shall be borne and paid fifty per cent by the Canadian National Railways and fifty per cent by the City of Guelph.
  6. Upon placing the said automatic crossing protection in service, the Canadian National Railways shall relocate the existing reflectorized crossing signs from the said crossing to another crossing of their railway and the highway at mileage 4.73 Waterloo Subdivision.
  7. Eighty per cent of the cost or relocating the said reflectorized crossing signs, or the sum of $21.00, whichever is the lesser, shall be paid out of The Railway Grade Crossing Fund, and the balance of the said cost shall be borne and paid by the Canadian National Railways.

J .E. Dumontier
Deputy Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.