Canada Transportation Act
Marginal note:Obligation of carriers to provide cars
136 (1) If a competitive line rate is established, a railway company, other than the local carrier, shall provide the shipper with an adequate supply of cars for the traffic being moved.
Marginal note:Additional obligations
(2) Subject to any agreement to the contrary between the local carrier and any connecting carrier concerned, the connecting carrier is responsible for
(a) a prorated share, determined in accordance with subsection (3), of the costs of operating and maintaining the interchange during the period in respect of which the competitive line rate is in effect; and
(b) the capital cost of making any change or addition to the interchange that may be necessary for transferring the traffic for which the competitive line rate is established.
Marginal note:Determination of prorated share
(3) The prorated share is the proportion that
(a) the competitive line rate traffic transferred at the interchange during the period
(b) the total traffic transferred at the interchange during the period.
Marginal note:Tariff to set out service obligations
(4) The tariff setting out a competitive line rate must set out the manner in which the local carrier issuing the tariff shall, subject to subsection (1), fulfil its service obligations
(a) as agreed on by the shipper and the local carrier, if they agree on the amount of the competitive line rate; or
(b) as determined by the Agency, if the amount of the competitive line rate is established by the Agency under section 132.
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