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Transportation Information Regulations (SOR/96-334)

Regulations are current to 2020-01-27 and last amended on 2019-12-15. Previous Versions

PART IIRail Carriers (continued)

Information

  •  (1) A rail carrier referred to in column I of an item of Schedule II must provide to the Minister the information that is required by the form set out in column II of the item in respect of the reporting period set out in column III of that item by no later than the day set out in column IV of that item.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2013-196, s. 7]

  • SOR/2013-196, s. 7
  •  (1) A class I rail carrier that transports freight must provide to the Minister financial and operating information for the rail carrier’s Canadian operations, in respect of each quarterly and annual reporting period, that consists of the rail carrier’s unaudited financial statement that is prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles.

  • (2) A class I rail carrier that transports freight must provide to the Minister rail traffic information, in duplicate, in respect of each quarterly and annual reporting period, that consists of a statement that indicates

    • (a) the code that identifies the rail carrier and the last two digits of the year in which the transportation takes place;

    • (b) whether the rail carrier transports freight that is

      • (i) transferred to another rail carrier,

      • (ii) tranferred from another rail carrier,

      • (iii) for a portion of the transport in Canada, where the transport begins and ends in the United States,

      • (iv) transferred from a vessel, based on the rail origin,

      • (v) transferred to a vessel, based on the rail destination,

      • (vi) transferred from a truck, based on the rail origin, or

      • (vii) transferred to a truck, based on the rail destination;

    • (c) the geographic location code, where the transport began or ended in Canada, the alphanumeric code that identifies the province or the state in which the transport began or ended, and, if applicable, the geographic location code of the junction at which freight is transferred to or from another rail carrier, the code that identifies that rail carrier and the code that identifies the rail carrier on which the transport began or ended;

    • (d) the alphanumeric code that identifies imports and exports, the code that identifies the border crossing location, the standard transportation commodity code, the code that identifies the type of equipment used, the number of carloads and the commodity tonnage;

    • (e) the gross waybill revenue, the portion of the waybill revenue received by the rail carrier that provides the information, the miles in respect of which the gross waybill revenue was derived, the two-digit commodity code and, if applicable, the code that identifies dangerous goods, the gross tonnage of any grain that is transported and an intermodal traffic indicator;

    • (f) in the case of the movement of grain, the gross tonnage of the grain transported each month; and

    • (g) in the case of the transportation of dangerous goods, the UN number assigned to the goods by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods or the hazardous materials commodity code assigned to the goods by the United States Bureau of Explosives.

  • (3) Class I rail carriers that transport freight must provide to the Minister, rail traffic density information, in duplicate, in respect of each annual reporting period, including

    • (a) the gross ton miles per mile of track on segments between stations, aggregated to comprise subdivisions; and

    • (b) the number of multiple tracks in each segment between stations and the length of the segment in miles of track.

  • (4) A class I rail carrier that transports freight must provide to the Minister railway costs and rate determination information, as well as supporting information, for the rail carrier’s Canadian operations, in respect of each annual reporting period, including

    • (a) average long-term variable costs for the rail system;

    • (b) operating statistics for the rail system and rail cost centres and by equipment type and type of service; and

    • (c) operating expenses for the rail system and rail cost centres and by equipment type and type of service.

  • SOR/99-328, s. 4
  • SOR/2013-196, s. 8
  •  (1) A class I rail carrier that transports grain must provide to the Minister information in respect of the transportation of grain that includes, for each movement event,

    • (a) the letters that identify the railway car;

    • (b) the number that identifies the railway car;

    • (c) an indication as to whether the railway car is loaded or empty;

    • (d) an indication as to whether the railway car is being

      • (i) placed at a location for loading,

      • (ii) placed at a location for unloading,

      • (iii) released for transportation,

      • (iv) transported, or

      • (v) constructively or actually placed;

    • (e) the date and time that the movement event began;

    • (f) the geographic location code that identifies the location where the movement event began;

    • (g) the date and time that the movement event ended;

    • (h) the geographic location code that identifies the location where the movement event ended; and

    • (i) the standard transportation commodity code in respect of the grain.

  • (2) A class I rail carrier that transports grain must provide to the Minister, in respect of each crop year, a statement of the benefits, including the monetary benefits, given to grain handling undertakings as a means of sharing present or anticipated gains in the efficiency of the grain handling and transportation system.

  • (3) The value of the monetary benefits paid or credited to grain handling undertakings shall be expressed, if reasonably quantifiable, in dollars.

  • SOR/99-328, s. 5
  • SOR/2014-190, s. 2
  •  (1) A class I rail carrier must provide to the Minister weekly information in respect of order fulfilment for grain shipments, including

    • (a) the number of railway cars ordered by the shipper;

    • (b) the number of railway cars committed by the rail carrier;

    • (c) the number of railway cars placed by the rail carrier; and

    • (d) the number of railway cars that were ordered and cancelled by the shipper.

  • (2) A class I rail carrier must provide to the Minister weekly information in respect of its covered hopper cars, including

    • (a) the number of empty railway cars;

    • (b) the number of loaded railway cars;

    • (c) the number of railway cars in storage; and

    • (d) the number of bad order railway cars.

  • (3) A class I rail carrier must provide to the Minister weekly information in respect of grain traffic, including

    • (a) the corridor used for

      • (i) grain traffic solely within the Western Division,

      • (ii) grain traffic from the Western Division to other parts of Canada,

      • (iii) grain traffic from the Western Division to the United States and Mexico, or

      • (iv) grain traffic from the United States to the Western Division;

    • (b) information as to whether the grain was transported by hopper car or container;

    • (c) the number of loaded cars transported in each corridor; and

    • (d) the gross tonnage of grain transported in each corridor.

  • SOR/2014-190, s. 3
 
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