Rescinded by
G.O. 208
Amended by
G.O. 284

The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 173

Thursday, the 26th of
October, A.D. 1916

In the matter of the tariffs of the railway companies sltowing charges for the use of heated refrigerator cars; and the orders of the Board Nos. 24680 and 24994 dated January 27 and May 22, 1916, respectively, suspending the said tariffs; also the order of the Board No. 25251, dated August 5, 1916, rescinding the said order No. 24994 in so far as it affected the tariffs for local movements between points west of Lake Superior, subject to the provisions therein contained.


H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve

Upon hearing the matter at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, and Winnipeg on the 8th February, 22nd February, 12th June, 14th June, 15th June, 10th July, 13th July, and 14th July, 1916, respectively, in the presence of representatives of the Boards of Trade of Montréal, Toronto, Hamilton, Winnipeg, and Saskatoon, the Calgary Brewing Company, the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the Ontario Fruit Growers' Association, the Canadian Pacific, Canadian Northern, and Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Companies and the Michigan Central and New York Central Railroad Companies, and what was alleged at the hearings; and upon the reading of what has been filed, and the report of the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board,—

It is ordered:—

  1. That the order of the Board No. 24680, dated January 27, 1916, in so far as it affects local movements between points east of and including Westfort, Ont., be, and it is hereby, rescinded, provided (a) that the clause in the tariffs thereby suspended restricting the number of destinations of less-than-carload shipments be omitted, and (b) that the clause requiring loading in cars in destination order by shippers be revised so as to apply to shipments handled through the carriers' freight warehouses also.
  2. That the orders of the Board Nos. 24680 and 24994, dated January 27 and May 22, 1916, respectively, in so far as they affect through shipments from and to points east of Port Arthur to and from points west of Westfort, be, and they are hereby, rescinded; provided that the following subdivision of the territory west of Westfort, and the following maximum tolls for heat in addition to the freight rates from or to the territory west of and including Montréal and Lachute, be substituted for those shown in the tariffs thereby suspended, and that the differences over these maximum tolls do not exceed from or to the territory south and east of Montréal and Lachute the differences expressed in the said suspended tariffs.
    Toll per car.
    Group 1. West of Westfort to and including Kenora and Rainy River. 10.00
    Group 2. West of Group 1 to and including Winnipeg and Emerson 11.00
    Group 3. Remainder of Manitoba 13.00
    Group 4. West of Group 3 to and including Viceroy, Moosejaw, Saskatoon, and Prince Albert 15.00
    Group 5. Province of Saskatchewan west of Group 4 16.00
    Group 6. West of Group 5 to and including Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Macleod-Calgary-Edmonton Line 18.00
    Group 7. North of Edmonton and west of Group 6 to Penticton, Kamloops, and Prince George 22.00
    Group 8. West of Group 7 to Vancouver and Prince Rupert 25.00
  3. That the General Order of the Board No. 152, dated November 2, 1915, authorizing certain tolls for the use of refrigerator cars for the carriage of vegetables in carloads, be, and it is hereby, rescinded.

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.