Decision No. 371-R-1997

June 16, 1997

June 16, 1997

APPLICATION by Union Pacific Railroad Company, pursuant to section 91 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, for a certificate of fitness authorizing it to operate a railway between the American border at Eastport, Idaho and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company Yard at Kingsgate, British Columbia, in Canada.

File No. R 8005/U1


Union Pacific Railroad Company (hereinafter Union Pacific) has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (hereinafter the Agency) for the certificate set out in the title. The application was received on April 9, 1997.

The Agency has reviewed the material filed and is satisfied that there will be adequate third party liability insurance coverage, including self-insurance, for the proposed railway operation by Union Pacific.

Accordingly, pursuant to subsections 92(1) and (2) of the Canada Transportation Act, the Agency will issue a certificate of fitness to Union Pacific authorizing it to operate a railway between the American border at Eastport, Idaho and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company Yard at Kingsgate, British Columbia, in Canada.

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