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Canada Transportation Act

Version of section 127 from 2018-05-23 to 2019-08-28:


Marginal note:Application to interswitch traffic between connecting lines

  •  (1) If a railway line of one railway company connects with a railway line of another railway company, an application for an interswitching order may be made to the Agency by either company, by a municipal government or by any other interested person.

  • Marginal note:Order

    (2) If the point of origin or destination of a continuous movement of traffic is within a radius of 30 km of an interchange, the Agency may order

    • (a) one of the companies to interswitch the traffic; and

    • (b) the railway companies to provide reasonable facilities for the convenient interswitching of traffic in both directions at an interchange between the lines of either railway and those of other railway companies connecting with them.

  • Marginal note:Interswitching limits

    (3) If the point of origin or destination of a continuous movement of traffic is within a radius of 30 km of an interchange, a railway company shall not transfer the traffic at the interchange except in accordance with the regulations and the interswitching rate.

  • Marginal note:Extension of interswitching limits

    (4) On the application of a person referred to in subsection (1), the Agency may deem a point of origin or destination of a movement of traffic in any particular case to be within 30 km of an interchange if the Agency is of the opinion that, in the circumstances, the point of origin or destination is reasonably close to the interchange.

  • 1996, c. 10, s. 127
  • 2018, c. 10, ss. 26, 95
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