M.C. and B. & M. Rds. relieved from complying by
Rutland exempted by

The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 293

Monday, the 26th of
April, A.D. 1920

In the matter of ihe application of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen for an order requiring railway companies to provide suitable seating accommodation in locomotive cabs for front end brakenien on freight trains, who are required to ride the engine:


F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve

A. C. Boyce

Upon reading what is filed in support of the application and on hehalf of the Railway Association of Canada; and upon the report and recommendation of the mechanical expert of the Board, concurred in by its chief operating officer,—

It is ordered as follows:—

  1. That all locomotives of railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board be equipped with a seat for the brakemen.
  2. That the seat provided be of a comfortable design, and where practicable equipped with back and window arm rest.
  3. That such seating accommodation be provided by the 1st day of May, 1921.

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.