The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 194
|Wednesday, the 6th of
June, A.D. 1917
In the matter of the application of the Express Traffic Association of Canada, on behalf of the express companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, for an order authorizing the express companies to advance the estimated weight of horses ,in carloads, from 10,000 pounds to 12,000 pounds per car.
W. B. Nantel
A. S. Goodeve
Upon hearing the application at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, February 20, 1917, the Express Traffic Association of Canada, the Department of Agriculture, the Montréal Jockey Club, the Ontario Jockey Club, and certain other parties interested being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged; and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board,—
It is ordered: That the express companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board be, and they are hereby, authorized to amend the Express Classification for Canada so as to increase the weight upon which the express charges for the carriage of horses are based from 10,000 pounds to 12,000 pounds per carload.
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.