Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System, 23128 [2017-10246]

Download as PDF 23128 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices In addition, any person may, upon request, inspect the application, notice and other documents relevant to the application in person at the Abilene Regional Airport, telephone number (325) 676–6061. Issued in Fort Worth, Texas on May 4, 2017. Ignacio Flores, Director, Airports Division. [FR Doc. 2017–10198 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2017–0017] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System Under part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that on April 28, 2017, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) submitted an amended petition to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of a signal system. FRA assigned the original and amended petitions Docket Number FRA–2017– 0017. Applicant: Norfolk Southern Corporation, Mr. B.L. Sykes, Chief Engineer C&S Engineering, 1200 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, GA 30309. NS seeks a waiver from compliance with cab signal system requirements in 49 CFR 236.566, Locomotive of each train operating in train stop, train control, or cab signal territory; equipped, at the following geographic locations: • Between control point (CP) Bright, milepost (MP) PC28.2 and CP Rochester, MP PC25.9 in the area of Rochester, PA. • Movements on Fort Wayne Main 1 or Main 2 to or from Youngstown Line. After turnout rationalization and installation of new cab signal operations east of CP Rochester, completed in conjunction with PTC implementation, NS requests that FRA expand the limits of the waiver to include operations between: • CP Rochester on Fort Wayne Line Main 1 for movements to or from the Cleveland Line. • CP West Conway, MP PC24.5 on Fort Wayne Line Main 1 or Main 2 for movements to or from Youngstown Line track #101 or #102. All movements will be made with an absolute block at Restricted Speed. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested parties desire an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by July 3, 2017 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered if practicable. Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https:// www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ PO 00000 Frm 00176 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–10246 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2017–0034] Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System Under part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides public notice that on April 20, 2017, Union Pacific Railroad (UP) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of a signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2017–0034. Applicant: Union Pacific Railroad, Mr. Kevin D. Hicks, AVP Engineering– Design, 1400 Douglas Street, MS 0910, Omaha, NE 68179. UP seeks approval to discontinue the traffic control system on the Pequot Subdivision, between milepost (MP) 56.90 and MP 62.75 in the cities of Mazon, Braceville, and Coal City, IL. The subdivision will be converted to a non-signaled industrial lead. The reason given for the proposed discontinuance is to allow the track currently out of service per Timetable Special Instruction SI–01, between MP 58.69 and MP 62.75, to be re-opened to service an industry project for Hoffman Transportation, whose facility will begin at the end of the proposed industrial lead at MP 59.77. UP will discontinue its common carrier operation between MP 59.77 and MP 56.75 per Surface Transportation Board Docket AB–333X. UP will upgrade and return to service the highway-rail grade crossing warning equipment within the project’s limits at MP’s 58.69 Spring Road, MP 59.78 Reed Road, and MP 61.71, Braceville Road. The north switch on the BNSF Railway at MP 56.90 was previously removed. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2017-0017]


Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or 
Modification of a Railroad Signal System

    Under part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 
and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that 
on April 28, 2017, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) submitted an 
amended petition to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking 
approval for the discontinuance or modification of a signal system. FRA 
assigned the original and amended petitions Docket Number FRA-2017-
0017.

Applicant: Norfolk Southern Corporation, Mr. B.L. Sykes, Chief Engineer 
C&S Engineering, 1200 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, GA 30309.

    NS seeks a waiver from compliance with cab signal system 
requirements in 49 CFR 236.566, Locomotive of each train operating in 
train stop, train control, or cab signal territory; equipped, at the 
following geographic locations:
     Between control point (CP) Bright, milepost (MP) PC28.2 
and CP Rochester, MP PC25.9 in the area of Rochester, PA.
     Movements on Fort Wayne Main 1 or Main 2 to or from 
Youngstown Line.
    After turnout rationalization and installation of new cab signal 
operations east of CP Rochester, completed in conjunction with PTC 
implementation, NS requests that FRA expand the limits of the waiver to 
include operations between:
     CP Rochester on Fort Wayne Line Main 1 for movements to or 
from the Cleveland Line.
     CP West Conway, MP PC24.5 on Fort Wayne Line Main 1 or 
Main 2 for movements to or from Youngstown Line track #101 or #102.
    All movements will be made with an absolute block at Restricted 
Speed.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at 
www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation's (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations 
Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal Holidays.
    Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested parties 
desire an opportunity for oral comment and a public hearing, they 
should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and 
specify the basis for their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following 
methods:
     Web site: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.
    Communications received by July 3, 2017 will be considered by FRA 
before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be 
considered if practicable.
    Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications 
and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the 
individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if 
submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better 
inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including 
any personal information the commenter provides, to 
www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/
ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https://www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the 
privacy notice of regulations.gov.

Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-10246 Filed 5-18-17; 8:45 am]
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