The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 337

Friday, the 8th of
April, A.D. 1921

In the matter of the consideration of the question of charges for fixing car doors and loading charges in cases ichere box cars are supplied by a railway company in lieu of stock cars ordered by the shipper:

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S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

J. G. Rutherford
Commissioner

Upon reading the submissions filed on behalf of The United Grain Growers, Limited, and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company—

The Board Orders as follows:—

  1. That when, at any public stock yards where loading is not done by the shipper and a charge for loading is made, box cars are supplied to live stock shippers in lieu of stock ears, the doors of such cars shall be fixed to the satisfaction of the shipper, at the expense of the railway company having the line haul, such company being responsible for the supplying of a suitable vehicle.
  2. That, where 'box cars are supplied by a railway company to live stock shippers in lieu of stock cars, at any public stock yards where loading charges are in effect, the loading charge shall not be based on the number of box cars actually furnished or loaded, but on the number of cars which would have been loaded had stock cars been supplied by the railway company.

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