Long-Haul Interswitching reference materials now available

On May 23, 2018, amendments to the Canada Transportation Act (the Act) provided the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) with the authority to resolve disputes between a shipper and a local carrier related to Long-Haul Interswitching (LHI).

The LHI provisions enable a shipper who has a dispute with a Class 1 railway company (local carrier) about a rate, a route, and/or terms of service, to make an application to the Agency for an LHI order.

To better help shippers determine their eligibility and apply for LHI, the Agency has developed a series of reference materials, found below:

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