The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 335

Friday, the 1st of
April, A.D. 1921

In the matter of the General Order of the Board No. 236, dated May 20, 1918, prescribing certain regulations for the protection of railway employees, paragraph 2 of which reads as follows:—

2. When more than one engine is attached to a train, the engineer of the leading engine shall operate the brakes.

(File No. 1750).


F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

A. C. Boyce

J. G. Rutherford

Upon reading the submissions filed on behalf of the railway companies and representatives of railway employees ; and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Operating Officer of the Board,—

The Board Orders: That the said General Order No. 230, dated May 20, 1918, be, and it is hereby, amended by adding to the said paragraph 2 the following, namely:—

In case of the leading engine giving up the train short of the destination, of the train, a test of the brakes must be made to see that the same are operative from the engineer's valve of the engine remaining with the train.

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