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Canada Transportation Act

Version of section 127.1 from 2018-05-23 to 2023-06-21:

Marginal note:Interswitching rate

  •  (1) The Agency shall, no later than December 1 of every year, determine the rate per car to be charged for interswitching traffic for the following calendar year.

  • Marginal note:Considerations

    (2) In determining an interswitching rate, the Agency shall take into consideration

    • (a) any reduction in costs that, in the opinion of the Agency, results from moving a greater number of cars or from transferring several cars at the same time; and

    • (b) any long-term investment needed in the railways.

  • Marginal note:Limit on rate

    (3) In determining an interswitching rate, the Agency shall consider the average variable costs of all movements of traffic that are subject to the rate and the rate shall not be less than the variable costs of moving the traffic, as determined by the Agency.

  • Marginal note:Publication of method

    (4) The Agency shall, when it makes its determination under subsection (1), publish the method that it followed for determining the rate.

  • Marginal note:Interswitching rate to be published

    (5) The Agency shall cause the interswitching rate to be published in the Canada Gazette no later than December 31 before the beginning of the calendar year for which the rate applies.

  • 2018, c. 10, s. 27

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