The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 258
|Monday, the 25th of
November, A.D. 1918
In the matter of rule 26 of the
And in the matter of the question of requiring additional protection of workmen so engaged as contemplated by circular of the Board No. 150, dated January 29, 1917, and supplement No. 1 thereto, dated November 2, 1911, as well as supplement No. 2, dated March 17, 1913, to circular No. 98, copies of said circular and supplements having been served upon the railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board with the request that said companies show cause why the recommendations embodied in such circular and supplements should not be adopted and put in practice on their respective railways.
H. L. Drayton
W. B. Nantel
S. J. McLean
A. S. Goodeve
A. C. Boyce
Upon reading the answers filed on behalf of the companies in response to said request, the reports of the Board's Inspectors' and the recommendation of its Chief Operating Officer,—
It is ordered, as follows:
General Train and Interlocking Rules, at a height of five feet above rail level, on a steel frame secured to the rail; the day signal (flag) to be 22 by 28 inches in size, set at right angles to the track, and located between the switch and the first engine, car, or train occupying the track.
J. G. Rutherford
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.