Transportation Information Regulations

Version of section 8 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-07-31:


 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

class I rail carrier

class I rail carrier means a railway company that realized gross revenues of at least $250,000,000 for the provision of rail services in each of the two calendar years before the year in which information is provided pursuant to this Part. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie I)

class II rail carrier

class II rail carrier means a railway company that realized gross revenues of less than $250,000,000 for the provision of rail services in each of the two calendar years before the year in which information is provided pursuant to this Part. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie II)

class III rail carrier

class III rail carrier means a railway company, other than a class I rail carrier or a class II rail carrier, that is engaged in the operation of bridges, tunnels and stations. (transporteur ferroviaire de catégorie III)

gross ton miles per mile of track

gross ton miles per mile of track means the number of tons of freight transported by a train and the number of tons of locomotives and cars of the train multiplied by the distance travelled and divided by the length of track operated. (tonnes-milles brutes par mille de voie)

infant

infant means a person who is less than two years of age. (enfant en bas âge)

movement event

movement event, in respect of the transportation of grain, means

  • (a) the placement of a railway car at a location by a class I rail carrier for the loading or unloading of grain;

  • (b) the release of a railway car by a grain handling undertaking for transportation; or

  • (c) the transportation of a railway car by a class I rail carrier. (événement de mouvement)

passholder

passholder means a person who is an employee of a rail carrier or is otherwise entitled to be transported by a rail carrier without charge or at a reduced fare. (titulaire de laissez-passer)

railway company

railway company has the meaning assigned to that term in section 87 of the Act. (compagnie de chemin de fer)

revenue passenger

revenue passenger, in respect of a rail carrier, means a passenger the charge for whose transportation is remunerated to the rail carrier based on a tariff for the transportation. (passager payant)

  • SOR/97-92, s. 3;
  • SOR/99-328, s. 3.
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