Order No. 1991-R-570

December 11, 1991

December 11, 1991

IN THE MATTER OF an application by Canadian Pacific Limited (hereinafter the applicant), pursuant to section 160 of the National Transportation Act, 1987, R.S.C. 1985, c.28 (3rd Supp.) (hereinafter the NTA, 1987), for authority to abandon the operation of the segment of the Beebe Subdivision from Beebe Junction (mileage 32.9) to Border (mileage 34.99) (hereinafter the branch line), a total distance of 2.09 miles, in the Province of Quebec.

File No. T 6120/014


WHEREAS the application was received by the National Transportation Agency (hereinafter the Agency) on September 24, 1991;

AND WHEREAS notice of the application was given by the applicant pursuant to subsection 160(5) of the NTA,1987;

AND WHEREAS no opposition to the proposed abandonment of the branch line has been received by the Agency within the period set out in section 161 of the NTA, 1987;

AND WHEREAS no offer to purchase the branch line has been made pursuant to section 174 of the NTA, 1987 within the period prescribed in section 161 of the NTA, 1987;

AND WHEREAS section 162 of the NTA, 1987 states that where an application is not opposed under section 161 and no offer to purchase is made under section 174 within the period mentioned in section 161, the Agency shall forthwith order that the operation of the branch line be abandoned;

AND WHEREAS the Agency has reviewed all material received and on file related to the subject application.

NOW THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED THAT:

  1. Pursuant to section 162 of the NTA, 1987, the applicant shall abandon the operation of the segment of the Beebe Subdivision from Beebe Junction (mileage 32.9) to Border (mileage 34.99), a total distance of 2.09 miles, in the Province of Quebec, thirty (30) days from the date of this Order.

THE AGENCY HEREBY REQUESTS THAT:

The applicant advise the Agency in writing of the dates upon which:

i) the operation of the segment of the branch line has been abandoned, and

ii) the trackage and other facilities were removed.

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