Amended by
G.O. 206
Rule 1861, paragraph j amended by
G.O. 260
See
G.O. 442
See
G.O. 459

The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 203

Saturday, the 11th of
August, A.D. 1917

In the matter of the application of the Canadian Freight Association, for and on behalf of the railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, for approval of regulations for the transportation of dangerous articles other than explosives.

1717.1

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

Upon hearing the matter at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, February 8, 1916, the Canadian Freight Association, the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk, and Canadian Northern Railway Companies, the Michigan Central Railroad Company, the Boards of Trade of Toronto and Montréal, the Bureau of Explosives, the British American Oil Company, the Imperial Oil Company, the Dominion Match Company, the National Paint, Oil and Varnish Association, the National Chemical Company, the E. B. Eddy Company, the International Acetylene Association and Compressed Gas Manufacturers, the Compressed Gas Association, the Linds Air Products Company, the Pintsch Gas Compressing Company, the Prest-O-Lite Company, the Imperial Varnish and Colour Company, the Canadian Paint Association, the Brandram-Henderson Company, the Canada Paint Company, and Ramsay & Company being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged; and upon reading the further submissions filed, and the report and recommendation of the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board,—

It is ordered: That the said proposed regulations for the transportation by freight of dangerous articles other than explosives, as amended, marked A and certified by the secretary of the Board, on file with the Board under file No. 1717.1, be, and they are hereby, authorized, with the following exceptions, namely:—

  1. That all the restrictions pertaining to Oil, described as ' oil' or ' oil, n.o.s.', or petroleum oil, or petroleum oil, n.o.s, as described in the list at page 8 of the regulations, be struck out, except that paragraph 1867 (c) be amended to provide for a certificate on the shipping order, over the signature of the shipper, or of his duly authorized agent, in the following terms: This is to certify that the above-mentioned barrels contain oil only, and are in fit and proper condition for safe transportation.
  2. That the barrels at present in use for the carriage of wood alcohol, when labelled as required by the regulation pertaining thereto, be accepted for transportation, provided that the shipping order bear a certificate over the signature of the shipper, or of his duly authorized agent, in the following terms: This is to certify that the above-mentioned barrels contain wood alcohol only, and are in fit and proper condition for safe transportation.
  3. That paragraph 1892 of the said regulations be amended to provide that when the necessary supplementary stripping to the car lining is furnished by the shipper, he shall be allowed therefor $2.50 a car.
  4. (4) That all reference to paints be eliminated from the said regulations.

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