Railway Costing Regulations (SOR/80-310)

Regulations are current to 2014-04-02

Railway Costing Regulations

SOR/80-310

CANADA TRANSPORTATION ACT

Registration 1980-05-01

Regulations Respecting Costs for the Purposes of Sections 252 to 261, 264, 272, 276, 277, 278, 329 and 330 of the Railway Act

C.T.C. 1980-3 RAIL

The Canadian Transport Commission pursuant to section 330 of the Railway Act hereby makes the annexed Regulations respecting the costs for the purposes of sections 252 to 261, 264, 272, 276, 277, 278, 329 and 330 of the Railway Act.

Dated at Ottawa, this 29 day of April, 1980

SHORT TITLE

 These Regulations may be cited as the Railway Costing Regulations.

INTERPRETATION

 In these Regulations,

“Act”

“Act” means the Railway Act; (Loi)

“branch line”

“branch line” means a line of railway in Canada of a railway company that is subject to the jurisdiction of Parliament that, relative to a main line within the company’s railway system in Canada of which it forms a part, is a subsidiary, secondary, local or feeder line of railway, and includes a part of any such subsidiary, secondary, local or feeder line of railway; (embranchement)

“Committee”

“Committee” means the Railway Transport Committee of the Canadian Transport Commission; (Comité)

“costs”

“costs” means

  • (a) in relation to a branch line, for the purpose of calculating actual loss, the costs that after allowing a reasonable period of time for adjustment to the new condition, would have been avoided or would be avoided by a company if, in any financial year, it did not maintain and operate the branch line and did not incur the variable cost of carrying the traffic originating or terminating on the line irrespective of when or in what manner or by whom such costs were incurred, and

  • (b) in relation to a passenger-train service, for the purpose of calculating actual loss, the costs that after allowing a reasonable period of time for adjustment to the new condition, would have been avoided or would be avoided by a company in the carriage of passengers by the service if, in any financial year, the company did not operate the service irrespective of when or in what manner or by whom such costs were incurred; (frais)

“passenger-train service”

“passenger-train service” means such train or trains of a company as are capable of carrying passengers and are declared by an order of the Committee, for the purposes of sections 260 and 261 of the Act, to comprise a passenger-train service; (service de trains de voyageurs)

“Uniform Classification of Accounts”

“Uniform Classification of Accounts” means the uniform classification and system of accounts prescribed by the Commission pursuant to section 328 of the Act. (classification uniforme des comptes)

APPLICATION

 Subject to section 11 and to any exemption ordered by the Commission pursuant to section 46 of the National Transportation Act, these Regulations shall apply in respect of cost submissions filed by all railway companies under the jurisdiction of the Commission for the year 1979 and the following years.