Amended by
G.O. 267
Amended by
G.O. 288
Amended by
G.O. 291

The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 231

Monday, the 6th of
May, A.D. 1918

In the matter of section 246 of the Railway Act, as amended hy chapter 37 of the Acts 7-8 George V, section 4, for the carrying of wires and cables along or across the trachs of railway companies under the jurisdiction of the Board.

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H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

Upon the report and recommendation of the Electrical Engineer of the Board,—

It is ordered:

  1. That the conditions and specifications set forth in the schedule hereto annexed, under the heading, Rules for Wires erected along or across Railways, be, and the same are hereby, adopted and confirmed as the conditions and specifications applicable to the erection, placing, or maintaining of electric lines, wires, or cables along or across all railways subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, part 1 being applicable where the line or lines, wire or wires, cable or cables, is or are carried along or over the railway; part 2 being applicable where the line or lines, wire or wires, cable or cables, is or are carried under the railway.
  2. That any order of the Board granting leave to erect, place, or maintain any line or lines, wire or wires, cable or cables, along or across the railway and referring to Rules for Wires erected along or across Railways, shall be deemed as intended to be a reference to the conditions and specifications set out in that part of the said schedule which is applicable to the mode of crossing authorized.
  3. That any order of the Board granting leave to erect, place, or maintain any line or lines, wire or wires, cable or cables, along or across any railway subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, shall, unless otherwise expressed, be deemed to be an order for leave to erect, place and maintain the same according to the conditions and specifications set out in that part of the said schedule applicable thereto, which condition and specifications shall be considered as embodied in any such order without specific reference thereto, subject, however, to such change or variation therein or thereof as shall be expressed in such order.
  4. That the general order of the Board No. 113, dated November 5, 1913, approving of Rules for wires crossing railways, and the conditions and specifications adopted thereby, be, and the same is hereby, rescinded.

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