Ammonium Nitrate Storage Facilities Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1145)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2015-06-18. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE I(s. 12)

MINIMUM CLEARANCE DISTANCES MEASURED HORIZONTALLY BETWEEN THE TRACK SIDE OF A LOADING OR UNLOADING RACK OR TERMINAL AND THE GAUGE SIDE OF THE NEAREST RAIL OF ANY TRACK

Minimum Distance from gauge side of nearest rail
STRAIGHT TRACK
  • (a) That portion of a rack or structure more than 4 feet above the top of the rail

6 feet
  • (b) Except as provided in (c), that portion of a rack or structure 4 feet or less above the top of the rail

3 feet 7 3/4 inchesFootnote for MINIMUM CLEARANCE DISTANCES MEASURED HORIZONTALLY BETWEEN THE TRACK SIDE OF A LOADING OR UNLOADING RACK OR TERMINAL AND THE GAUGE SIDE OF THE NEAREST RAIL OF ANY TRACK *
  • (c) Loading, unloading racks or terminals of an overall height of 4 feet or less above the top of the rail

6 feet
CURVED TRACK
All distances prescribed for straight track shall be increased by 1 inch per degree of track curvature.
  • Less than standard clearances are known as restricted clearances. Restricted clearances shall be approved in accordance with the requirements of the Railway Clearance Regulations.
 
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