1. On Canadian lines at December 31, 1948, 102,163.
2. All except temporary employees and those who commenced after age fifty-five and those who are now contributing to other railway pension funds, viz: 5,462 contributors to Intercolonial provident fund and 23 contributors to Grand Trunk Railway superannuation fund.
3. Service pensions are payable to employees who entered the service before attaining age fifty who at December 31, 1934, had at least ten years allowable service and at age sixty-five have at least fifteen years allowable service. It is not possible to say how many employees will meet these requirements.
4. Basic pensions are payable to (a) employees who entered the service before December 31, 1934, who had less than ten years allowable service at that date, and who have at least fifteen years allowable service at age sixty-five; (b) employees who entered the service after December 31, 1934,
at not over age forty-five, and who at age sixty-five have at least twenty years allowable service.