The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 189
|Friday, the 25th of
May, A.D. 1917
In the matter of
S. J. McLean
Upon hearing the matter at Ottawa, Nov. 21, 1916, and in Toronto, Dec. 13, 1916, the Canadian Pacific, Canadian Northern, Grand Trunk, and Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railways, Canadian Freight Association, Michigan Central Rd., Canadian Manufacturers' Association, Montréal and Toronto Boards of Trade, the Thomas Davidson Manufacturing Co., Sheet Metal Products, Ltd., Macdonald Manufacturing Co., and McClary Manufacturing Co., being represented,—
It is ordered: That the said rule No. 3 of the Canadian Freight Classification No. 16 may be amended as follows, namely:—
provided first car (or cars) is loaded to the classification minimum, and substituting therefor the words,
provided that each car, except the car carrying the excess, must be loaded to its visible or marked capacity.
not less than 20,000 lb. per car, and substituting therefor the words,
not less than 24,000 lb. per car.
And it is further ordered: That rules or regulations of general application, the effect of which is to deprive tariffs of various commodities of the benefit of the so-called
follow lot rule of Canadian Freight Classification be disallowed; provided that this order shall
not be construed as preventing railway companies and shippers, if they so desire, from agreeing, in respect of a particular commodity, or of particular commodities, upon commodities on a lower rate basis, with or without higher weight minima, to which the said rule shall not apply.
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.