The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 257

Friday, the 6th of
December, A.D. 1918

In the matter of the application of the Canadian Northern Raihoay System for an Order to amend Rule No. 33 of the General Train and Interlocking Rules approved by Order No. 7563, dated July 12, 1909.

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H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

Upon reading what is filed in support of the application, urging the advantages of standardization for safe and efficient operation of railways; and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Operating Officer of the Board,—

It is ordered: That rule 33 of the said General Train and Interlocking Rules be struck out and the following substituted therefor:—

33. Watchmen stationed at public road crossings must, by day, display a standard metal disc and, by night, a green light to warn pedestrians and persons in vehicles that a train is approaching. Red signals must be used by them only when necessary to stop trains."

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.