Railway Safety Appliance Standards Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1171)

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Railway Safety Appliance Standards Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1171

RAILWAY SAFETY ACT

Regulations Respecting Railway Safety Appliance Standards

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Railway Safety Appliance Standards Regulations.

Application

 These Regulations apply to all rolling stock constructed or reconstructed and used on railways owned and operated by railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission.

 Notwithstanding section 2,

  • (a) sections 1 to 112 of Schedule I apply in respect of box and other house cars built or rebuilt prior to October 1, 1966; and

  • (b) sections 112.1 to 112.44 of Schedule I shall apply in respect of box and other house cars built or rebuilt on and after October 1, 1966, or under construction prior thereto.

 Sections 112.1 to 112.44 of Schedule I apply to all box and other house cars in service after December 31, 1982.

  • SOR/80-751, s. 1.

 Notwithstanding section 1 and sections 316 to 349 of Schedule I, sections 349.1 to 349.20 of Schedule I apply to

  • (a) all caboose cars with platforms built new or rebuilt after January 1, 1967; and

  • (b) all caboose cars with platforms in service after December 31, 1982.

  • SOR/80-751, s. 2.
  •  (1) Every railway company shall submit to the secretary of the Railway Transport Committee

    • (a) before September 1, 1974,

      • (i) information respecting the total number and types of cars and caboose cars with platforms that will require modification by virtue of section 4 and paragraph 5(b), and

      • (ii) the time schedule fixed by the company for the making of any such modification; and

    • (b) progress reports on the railway company’s compliance with the time schedule referred to in subparagraph (a)(ii), including information respecting the total number and type of the cars and caboose cars with platforms that remains to be modified

      • (i) before August 1, 1980, for the period commencing on July 1, 1979 and ending on June 30, 1980,

      • (ii) before February 1, 1981, for the period commencing on July 1, 1980 and ending on December 31, 1980,

      • (iii) before August 1, 1981, for the period commencing on January 1, 1981 and ending on June 30, 1981,

      • (iv) before February 1, 1982 for the period commencing on July 1, 1981 and ending on December 31, 1981, and

      • (v) before August 1, 1982 for the period commencing on January 1, 1982 and ending on June 30, 1982.

  • (2) Every railway company shall, not later than February 1, 1983, submit to the Secretary of the Railway Transport Committee a final report containing information respecting

    • (a) the total number of cars and caboose cars with platforms that have been modified as required by virtue of section 4 and paragraph 5(b); and

    • (b) the action that has been taken in respect of any cars or caboose cars with platforms that have not been modified for the reason that they are not in service.

  • (3) No railway company shall put in service any car or caboose car with platform that has not been modified as required by virtue of section 4 or paragraph 5(b).

  • SOR/80-751, s. 3.
 
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