The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 270

Thursday, the 7th of
August, A.D. 1919

In the matter of the Order of the Board No. 10453, dated May 3, 1910, dealing with the location of markers on the passenger trains of the Grand Trunk Railway Company; and General Order No. 127, dated July 6th., 1911;, directing that cabooses of all railway eompanies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board be equipped with marker sockets as provided by the Order:

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

J. G. Rutherford
Commissioner

File no. 134535,1455.2

Upon its appearing that railway companies have marker sockets at the corners of the roof on some of their passenger cars, in addition to the lower position; upon the report of the Chief Operating Officer of the Board, that, in his opinion, and with a view to standardization in equipment and practice, the requirements as to passenger cars and cabooses should be the same—

It is ordered as follows:—

  1. When passenger cars and cabooses are equipped with marker sockets in the lower position (the said lower position to be at such elevation as will permit of lamps and flags being placed therein from the platform or floor of the car without the use of steps), markers shall be carried in such lower sockets.
  2. All, passenger cars and cabooses hereafter constructed shall be equipped with marker sockets in the lower position.
  3. All passenger cars and cabooses now in use, not equipped with marker sockets in the lower position, shall be so equipped on or before May 1st, 1920.
  4. The said Order No. 10453, dated May 3, 1910, and General Order No. 127, dated July 6, 1914, are hereby rescinded.

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.