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TC O-093: Canadian Railway Operating Rules (CROR)
(Effective May 28, 2008)
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CPR General Operating Instructions 2009
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TC-O 0-50: Work/Rest Rules for Rail Operating Employees
Effective June 29, 2005

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Interpretation Document
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TC O 0-150: Railway Freight and Passenger Train Brake Inspection and Safety Rules (pdf, 83kb)
Approved November, 2011
Effective November 21, 2011

TC E-54: Rules Respecting Track Safety (pdf 146kb)
Approved November 25, 2011
Effective May 25, 2012
Original approved March 27, 1992
 
TC O-056: Railway Equipment Reflectorization Rule (pdf 112kb)
Effective July 19, 2006

TC O-102: Rules Respecting Minimum Qualification Standards for Railway Employees (pdf 129kb)
Approved June 23, 2009

TC O-093: Canadian Railway Operating Rules (CROR) (pdf, 1.1mb)
Effective May 28, 2008

TC O 0-140: Work/Rest Rules for Rail Operating Employees (pdf, 59kb)
Effective February 23, 2011

Interpretation Document (pdf, 56kb)

TC E-14: Standard For LED Signal Modules At Highway/Railway Grade Crossings (pdf 331kb)

TC O-112: Railway Locomotive Inspection and Safety Rules (pdf 135kb)
Revised February 4, 2010

TC O-26: Railway Passenger Car Inspection and Safety Rules (pdf 88kb)

TC O-09: Railway Employee Radio Communication Rule (pdf 51kb)

TC O-16: Railway Passenger Handling Safety Rules (pdf 188kb)

TC E-10: Standards Respecting Pipeline Crossings under Railways (pdf 68kb)

TC E-07.01: Railway Signal and Traffic Control Systems Standards (pdf 68kb)

TC E-06: Rules for the Control and Prevention of Fires on Railway Rights-Of-Way (pdf 136kb)

TC 0-6.1: Railway Freight Car Inspection and Safety Rules (pdf 267kb)

TC O-010: Rules for the Installation, Inspection and Testing of Air Reservoirs (Other than on Locomotives) (pdf 89kb)

TC O-17A: Railway Rules Governing Safety Critical Positions (pdf 122kb)

TC O 0-68: Railway Medical Rules for Positions Critical to Safe Railway Operations (pdf 62kb)
Approved June 16th, 2000
Revised October 19, 2006

TC E-05: Standard Respecting Railway Clearance (pdf 674kb)

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R-40691: Cabooseless Ore Trains Operations (pdf 84kb)

R-40809: Cabooses, Marshalling of Occupied (pdf 85kb)

R-39613: Ditch Lights Installation (amending R-38515) (pdf 78kb)

R-39244: Ditch Lights Installation - CN & AMTRAK (pdf 53kb)

R-39243: Ditch Lights Installation - CN & VIA (amended by R-39398) (pdf 7kb)

R-39398: Ditch Lights Installation - CN & VIA (amending R-39243) (pdf 65kb)

R-39245: Ditch Lights Installation - CN (amending R-38525) (pdf 75kb)

R-40614: Event Recorders Installation - CN (pdf 493kb)

R-40340: Event Recorders Installation - CP (pdf 121kb)

R-39921: Event Recorders Installation - VIA (pdf 308kb)

R-31780: Gateway Inspection (pdf 158kb)

R-37621: Rail Grinding Equipment Operations (pdf 2.2mb)

R-40950: Reset Safety Control System - CN (pdf 132kb)

R-40951: Reset Safety Control System - CP (pdf 132kb)

R-40537: Reset Safety Control System - VIA (pdf 156kb)

R-39612: Switch Locks Installation - CN (pdf 39kb)

R-39910: Switch Locks Installation - CP (pdf 112kb)

R-39611: Switch Locks Installation - CP (pdf 34kb)

1988-R-915: Train Speed on CN's Weston and York Subdivisions (for DC's) (pdf 38kb)

1988-R-916: Train Speed on CP's MacTier, Galt, NorthYork and Belleville Subdivisions (for DC's) (pdf 34kb)

R-36883: Train Speed on Smiths Falls and Brockville Subdivisions (amended by R-36977) (pdf 218kb)

R-36977: Train Speed on Smiths Falls and Brockville Subdivisions (amending R-36883) (pdf 51kb)

R-36550: Train Speed Restriction - Show Cause (pdf 69kb)

R-38525: Train Speed - CN Rail (amended by R-39612) (pdf 4mb)

R-38524: Train Speed - CP Rail (amended by R-39611) (pdf 427kb)

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Guide for Developing, Implementing and Enhancing Railway Safety Management Systems
December 2010
Description: The 2010 edition of the Guide, along with its two annexes: Annex 1 - Best Practices, and Annex 2 - Best Practices for Small Railways were drafted through the collaborative efforts of the Railway Safety Act review SMS Working Group. The Working Group, which included representatives of Transport Canada, railway companies, railway unions, provinces and the Railway Association of Canada, was formed in 2008 to respond to recommendations 17, 18 and 24 of the 2007 Railway Safety Act Review, concerning the implementation of SMS.

Fatigue Management Plans: Requirements and Assessment Guidelines
September 2010
Description: This document provides detailed recommendations for developing fatigue management plans, and includes guidelines for assessing the quality of those plans.

No. 12: Blue Flag Guide for Mechanical Employees (pdf 54kb)
(Effective April 1, 2010 )

Canadian Railway Medical Rules Handbook (pdf 1mb)
Revised: December 2011
Description: This handbook was designed to provide Canadian railway companies and medical service providers with the information necessary to implement the Railway Medical Rules for Positions Critical to Safe Railway Operations (Railway Medical Rules and Railway Rules Governing Safety Critical Positions).

Qs & A's on the Conversion of Railway Radio Communication to Narrowband Technology. (pdf 34kb)
Version: June 2009
Description: The following Q&A is designed to address general concerns about the transition to narrowband.

Guide to Railway Charges for Crossing Maintenance and Construction (pdf 188kb)
Version: July 2008
Description: This Guide to Railways Charges for Crossing Maintenance and Construction, formerly known as "Schedule A Directives", is effective as of July 1, 2008. It provides a third-party assessment of rail costs. This guide may be used by Canadian federally-regulated railways when charging for work performed at crossings, crossing warning systems, or for any other crossing-related work either agreed to by the parties or authorized by an order of the Agency. The rates contained in that document are developed from Class I railway accounting data and might not be suitable for regional and shortline railways

No. 13: Recommended Practices for Manual Protection of Highway/Railway Grade Crossings (pdf 378kb)

MC-3: Steam Locomotive Inspection, Maintenance, and Operating Standards (pdf 502kb)

No. 2: Settlement of Car Hire Between Canadian Railways (pdf 6kb)

No. 3: General Instructions for Handling Perishable Traffic (pdf 16kb)

No. 4: Suggested Overhead Charges on Direct Labour (pdf 7kb)
Description: Suggested Overhead Charges on Direct Labour

No. 5: Procedures Governing the Application for Authority to Use Privately Owned Specialty Covered Hopper Cars on Canadian Lines (pdf 7kb)

No. 6: Passenger Train Handling - Safety & Emergency Procedures (pdf 37kb)

No. 9: Canadian Radio Frequency Assignment (pdf 8kb)

No. 10: Guidelines for the Submission of Radio Authorization Requests to the Railway Association of Canada (pdf 48kb)

No. 11: Safe Securement of Railway Equipment (pdf 28kb)

DG-1: Instructions for the Safe Handling of Railway Cars Loaded with Dangerous Goods Delayed in Transit on Railway Property (pdf 78kb)
DG-2: Instructions for the Transfer Of Dangerous Goods in Bulk on Railway Property (pdf 97kb)
DG-3: Recommended Practices for the Handling of Rail Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods (pdf 34kb)
DG-4: Guidelines for handling non-compliant cars containing Dangerous Goods (loads and residues) (pdf 46kb)

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Canada Labour Code
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Canada Transportation Act
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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
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Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act
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Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
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National Energy Board Act
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Navigable Waters Protection Act
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Railway Safety Act
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Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada Act
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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992
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Regulations
 

Canada Labour Code

Canada Industrial Relations Board Regulations, 2001
Canada Industrial Relations Regulations
Canada Labour Standards Regulations
Canada Occupationational Safety and Health Regulations
On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
Railway Running-Trades Employees Hours of Work Regulations
Safety and Health Committees and Representatives Regulations

Canada Transportation Act

Algoma Central Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Ammonium Nitrate Storage Facilities Regulations - General Order O-36
Anhydrous Ammonia Bulk Storage Regulations - General Order O-33
By-Laws No. 6 and 8 of VIA Rail Canada Inc.
Canadian National Railway Passenger Train Travel Rules and Regulations
Canadian Pacific Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Carriers and Transportation and Grain Handling Undertakings Information Regulations
Chlorine Tank Car Unloading Facilities Regulations - General Order O-35
Details of Maps, Plans, Profiles, Drawings, Specifications and Books of Reference Regulations - General Order E-1
Discontinuance and Continuance of Proceedings Order, 1996
Dominion Atlantic Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Flammable Liquids Bulk Storage Regulations - General Order O-32
Grand River Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Handling of Carloads of Explosives on Railway Trackage Regulations
Heating and Power Boilers Regulations - General Order O-11
Height of Wires of Telegraph and Telephone Lines Regulations - General Order E-18
Highway Crossings Protective Devices Regulations - General Order E-6
Joint Use of Poles Regulations - General Order E-12
Lake Erie and Northern Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Liquified Petroleum Gases Bulk Storage Regulations - General Order O-31
Order Authorizing Certain Persons to Be a Party to Certain Commercial Arrangements and Providing Specific Directives to the Vancouver Port Authority and the Fraser River Port Authority
Order Authorizing Negotiations for the Settlement of the Dispute Causing the Extraordinary Disruption of the National Transportation System in Relation to Container Movements into and out of Certain Ports in British Columbia
Order Authorizing Persons Specified Therein to Be Parties to Certain Commercial Arrangements and Providing Specific Directives to the Vancouver Port Authority and the Fraser River Port Authority
Order Varying Certain National Transportation Agency Orders Respecting Railway Companies
Order Varying CTC Abandonment Orders Respecting the Avonlea Subdivision Between Parry and Avonlea
Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations
Quebec Central Railway Traffic Rules and Regulations
Railway Abandonment Regulations
Railway Company Pay Out of Excess Revenue for the Movement of Grain Regulations
Railway Costing Regulations
Railway Employee Qualification Standards Regulations
Railway Hygiene Regulations - General Order O-3
Railway Interswitching Regulations
Railway Prevention of Electric Sparks Regulations - General Order CTC 1982-8 Rail
Railway Safety Appliance Standards Regulations - General Order O-10
Railway Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage Regulations
Railway Traffic and Passenger Tariffs Regulations

Railway Traffic Liability Regulations
Railway-Highway Crossing at Grade Regulations - General Order E-4
Service Equipment Cars Regulations
Specifications 112 and 114 Tank Cars Regulations
Wire Crossings and Proximities Regulations - General Order E-11

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Chlorobiphenyls Regulations
Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations
Export Control List Notification Regulations
Federal Mobile PCB Treatment and Destruction Regulations
List of Hazardous Waste Authorities
PCB Waste Export Regulations, 1996
Storage of PCB Material Regulations
Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations

Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act

Transportation Safety Board Regulations

Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act

Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act

National Energy Board Act

National Energy Board Pipeline Crossing Regulations, Part I
National Energy Board Pipeline Crossing Regulations, Part II

Navigable Waters Protection Act

Navigable Waters Bridges Regulations
Navigable Waters Works Regulations

Railway Safety Act

Mining Near Lines of Railways Regulations
Notice of Railway Works Regulations
Railway Safety Management System Regulations

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1982

Toronto Area Rail Transportation of Dangerous Goods Advisory Council Order
Transportation of Dangerous Goods General Policy Advisory Council Order
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

 

 
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