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THE RAILWAY FIRE SITUATION   27

ures relating to the above portion of the line enumerated in patrol letter to the company dated June 15, 1912. In particular, a special patrol shall be provided by the company, following thirty minutes after any coal-burning locomotive passing over any portion of District No. 1 in the daytime.

District No. .2

Thompson Subdivision—Between Drynoch and North Bend, 42.3 miles, patrol by sectionmen, track walkers and watchmen ; minimum of two round trips per day, including Sundays.

Nicola Subdivision—Between the water tank at mileage 15 and Nicola, 32 miles, patrol by sectionmen, track-walkers and watchmen; minimum of two round trips per day, including Sundays.

Cascade Subdivision—Between North Bend and Waleach, 53.4 miles, four men with velocipedes, distributed as follows: Between North Bend and mileage 14, 14 miles; between mileage 14 and Yale, 13.1 miles; between Yale and Hope, 13 miles; between Hope and Waleach, 13.3 miles.

Whenever oil shall be used exclusively as locomotive fuel on any portion of the above lines, and satisfactory compliance with Section 297 of the Railway Act shall have been secured, relief will be granted in whole or in part from the above special requirements, upon application to the fire inspector for the railway belt.

 

District No. ,9

Procter Subdivision—Between Nelson and Procter, 20.4 miles, patrol by sectionmen, track-walkers and watchmen; minimum of one rotmd trip per day. An additional patrol shall be made, following thirty minutes after each train running from Nelson to Procter in the day time.

Lardo Subdivision—Between Lardo and Gerrard, 33.2 miles, one man with velocipede, to patrol thirty minutes after each train.

Two patrolmen with velocipedes shall be substituted for the above should such action at any time become necessary, in the judgment of the divisional fire inspector at Nelson.

Boundary Subdivision—Between Nelson and Castlegar, 25.7 miles, patrol by sectionmen, track-walkers and watchmen; minimum of one round trip per day. Between Castlegar and Shields, 13.3 miles, one man with velocipede. Between Shields and mileage 41.8, 2.8 miles, one foot patrolman, who may also be bridge watchman. Between mileage 41.8 and mileage 50. 8.2 miles, one foot patrolman. Between mileage 50 and mileage 55. 5 miles, one man with velocipede, who may


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