The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 195

Saturday, the 23rd of
June, A.D. 1917

In the matter of the complaints of the Board of Trade of Toronto, Pilkington Brothers, Limited, and the Consolidated Plate Glass Company of Canada, Limited, against the proposed increase in charges for cartage as contained in tariffs filed by the various railway companies:


D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve

Upon hearing the complaints at the sittings of the Board held in Toronto, April 14, 1917, the Toronto Board of Trade, Pilkington Brothers, Limited, the Grand Trunk and the Canadian Pacific Railway Companies, the Michigan Central Railroad Company, the Canadian Freight Association, the Dominion Transport Company, the Shedden Forwarding Company, and the Montréal Board of Trade being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged,—

It is ordered: That the companies' tariffs be amended by striking out the clause reading as follows:—

Cartage charges will be collected on cartage freight upon the same basis of weights as assessed by the railway companies.

and that there be substituted therefor the following:—

Cartage charges will be collected on the basis of actual weight subject to the minimum provided in the Canadian Freight Classification.

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.