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

Order no. G.O. 764

Tuesday, the 4th of
September, A.D. 1951

In the mutter of General Order No. 737, dated January 31, 1950:

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Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner

Armand Sylvestre
Deputy Chief Commissioner

F. M. MacPherson
Commissioner

H. B. Chase
Commissioner

Upon reading the submissions filed—

It is ordered that General Order No. 737, dated January 31, 1950, be, and it is hereby, amended by striking out part (a) of Section 2 of the said Order and substituting therefor the following:

Footboards

(a) Footboards may be constructed in two (2) sections provided that the majority of horizontal space on each side of the coupler is protected by the footboards.

Footboards shall be securely fastened to two (2) one inch (1") by four inch (4") metal brackets, provided footboard is not cut or notched at any point. If footboard is cut or notched or in two (2) sections not less than four (4) one inch (1") by three inch (3") metal brackets must be used, two (2) located on each side of the coupler. Each bracket must be secured to the buffer beam, end sill, frame or plate forming the end structure of the locomotive or tender by not less than two (2) seven-eighths inch (7/8") bolts.

Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.