Railway Fee Schedule 2016 - 2017

Note: This fee schedule is up to date as of March 1, 2016. Previously published versions stated incorrect fees. The corrections made were:

1. “Application” fees for 2016 and 2017 are to remain at 2015 levels;
2. “Professional Services Rate” has been re-adjusted to $194/hour for 2016 and $213/hour for 2017 to reflect the increase communicated in consultation.

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DESCRIPTION
Effective
March 10, 2016
Effective
January 1, 2017
UNITS GST
Applications
Commuter Passenger Rail 15,000 $ 15,000 $ per carrier Yes
Common Carrier Railways 12,000 $ 12,000 $ per carrier Yes
Industrial Railways 7,500 $ 7,500 $ per carrier Yes
Sidings and Spurs 5,000 $ 5,000 $ per carrier Yes
Re-Certification or Change of Name
(does not apply to new ownership)
Assessment Services
Industrial Railways
Hazard Risk Assessment - Base Fee
High 5,300 $ 5,800 $ per carrier Yes
Medium 4,100 $ 4,500 $ per carrier Yes
Low 3,500 $ 3,900 $ per carrier Yes
High 0.359 $ 0.395 $ per car Yes
Medium 0.146 $ 0.161 $ per car Yes
Low 0.053 $ 0.059 $ per car Yes
Sidings and Spurs
Hazard Risk Assessment - Base Fee
High $ 3,400 $ 3,700 per carrier Yes
Medium $ 2,100 $ 2,300 per carrier Yes
Low $ 1,300 $ 1,400 per carrier Yes
High 0.359 $ 0.395 $ per car Yes
Medium 0.146 $ 0.161 $ per car Yes
Low 0.053 $ 0.059 $ per car Yes
Heritage Rail
Hazard Risk Assessment - Base Fee
High $ 3,700 $ 4,100 per carrier Yes
Medium $ 2,400 $ 2,600 per carrier Yes
Low $ 1,300 $ 1,400 per carrier Yes
High $ 0.067 $ 0.075 per passenger Yes
Medium $ 0.017 $ 0.020 per passenger Yes
Low $ 0.007 $ 0.008 per passenger Yes
Plus: Variable Fee based on Annual # of Cars Moved
Plus: Variable Fee based on Annual # of Cars Moved
Plus: Variable Fee based on Annual # of Passengers
BC SAFETY AUTHORITY
FEE SCHEDULE: RAILWAYS
Review of Application for Certification of a New Railway:
per carrier Yes 370 $ 388 $
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DESCRIPTION
Effective
March 10, 2016
Effective
January 1, 2017
UNITS GST
BC SAFETY AUTHORITY
FEE SCHEDULE: RAILWAYS
Common Carriers Group I
Hazard Risk Assessment - Base Fee
High $ 33,300 $ 36,600 per carrier Yes
Medium $ 26,600 $ 29,300 per carrier Yes
Low $ 20,000 $ 22,000 per carrier Yes
High $ 0.053 $ 0.059 per car Yes
Medium $ 0.027 $ 0.029 per car Yes
Low $ 0.013 $ 0.015 per car Yes
Common Carriers Group II
Hazard Risk Assessment - Base Fee
High $ 5,300 $ 5,800 per carrier Yes
Medium $ 4,500 $ 5,000 per carrier Yes
Low $ 3,700 $ 4,100 per carrier Yes
High $ 0.359 $ 0.395 per car Yes
Medium $ 0.146 $ 0.161 per car Yes
Low $ 0.053 $ 0.059 per car Yes
Common Carrier Group I & II - when handling
passengers
$ 0.067 $ 0.073 per passenger Yes
Commuter Passenger Rail Operators - Group I
Base Fee $ 53,200 $ 58,500 per carrier
Yes
Plus: Variable Fee based on Annual # of Passengers $ 0.040 $ 0.044 per 100 passengers Yes
Commuter Passenger Rail Operators - Group II
Base Fee 26,600 $ 29,300 $
per carrier
Yes
Plus: Variable Fee based on Annual # of Passengers $ 0.040 $ 0.044 per 100 passengers Yes
Commuter Rail in Development 76,100 $ 83,700 $ per carrier Yes
Hourly Rates
Professional Services Rate 239 $ 251 $ per hour Yes
Overtime working hours Saturdays & Sundays inclusive
(except holidays) and Monday to Friday inclusive, 4:30
p.m. to 8:00 a.m., per hour
359 $ 377 $ per hour Yes
Holiday working hours, per hour 478 $ 502 $ per hour Yes
Plus expenses incurred, where applicable
Plus: Variable Fee based on Annual # of Cars Moved
Plus: Variable Fee based on Annual # of Cars Moved
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