Order No. 1995-R-516

December 19, 1995

December 19, 1995

IN THE MATTER OF an application by Canadian Pacific Limited (hereinafter CP) 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, inter alia, the operation of the segment of the Chalk River Subdivision from a point near Camspur (mileage 106.0) to Chalk River (mileage 115.3) and the segment of the North Bay Subdivision from Chalk River (mileage 0.0) to a point near Mattawa (mileage 71.2) (hereinafter the branch line), a total distance of 80.5 miles, in the province of Ontario; and

IN THE MATTER OF an application by CP for rescission of Order No. 1993-R-355 dated November 19, 1993 in respect of the Chalk River and North Bay Subdivisions pursuant to subsection 172(1) of the NTA, 1987.

File Nos. T 6120/170
T 6120/044


WHEREAS by Order No. 1993-R-355 dated November 19, 1993, the National Transportation Agency (hereinafter the Agency) authorized CP to abandon the operation of the branch line on July 1, 1994;

AND WHEREAS by letters dated June 27, 1994, November 9, 1994 and June 27, 1995, the date of the abandonment of the operation of the branch line was postponed to November 19, 1995;

AND WHEREAS by letter dated November 14, 1995, CP requested the rescission of Order No. 1993-R-355 in respect of the Chalk River and North Bay Subdivisions since the CNCP Ottawa Valley Partnership has been terminated;

AND WHEREAS the Agency determines that the retention of the Chalk River and North Bay Subdivisions is required for CP's continued operations in the Ottawa Valley.

NOW THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED THAT:

The portion of Order No. 1993-R-355 dated November 19, 1993 in respect of the Chalk River and North Bay Subdivisions, namely the operation of the segment of the Chalk River Subdivision from a point near Camspur (mileage 106.0) to Chalk River (mileage 115.3) and the segment of the North Bay Subdivision from Chalk River (mileage 0.0) to a point near Mattawa (mileage 71.2), is hereby rescinded pursuant to subsection 172(1) of the NTA, 1987.

This Order takes effect on November 16, 1995, the date on which the decision of the Agency was communicated by letter to the parties of record.

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