Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Discontinuance of Service Exemption-Between Newark and Kearny, NJ, in Essex and Hudson Counties, NJ, 2923-2924 [05-811]

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[FR Doc. 05–914 Filed 1–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Ex Parte No. 333] Sunshine Act Meeting TIME AND DATE: 10 a.m., January 19, 2005. The Board’s Hearing Room, Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423. STATUS: The Board will meet to discuss among themselves the following agenda items. Although the conference is open for public observation, no public participation is permitted. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: STB Docket No. 42057, Public Service Company of Colorado d/b/a Xcel Energy v. The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company. STB Docket No. AB–156 (Sub-No. 25X), Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc.—Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption—in Susquehanna County, PA, and Broome, Tioga, Chemung, Steuben, Allegany, Livingston, Wyoming, Erie, and Genesee Counties, NY. Embraced case: STB Finance Docket No. 34561, Canadian Pacific Railway Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Norfolk Southern Railway Company. Embraced case: STB Finance Docket No. 34562, Norfolk Southern Railway Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc. STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (SubNo. 95), CSX Corporation and CSX PLACE: VerDate jul<14>2003 11:51 Jan 14, 2005 Jkt 205001 Transportation, Inc., Norfolk Southern Corporation and Norfolk Southern Railway Company—Control and Operating Leases/Agreements—Conrail Inc. and Consolidated Rail Corporation [Petition to Approve Settlement Agreement and Exempt Embraced Transactions]. Embraced case: STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 96), Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Co.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Norfolk Southern Railway Co. Between Bellevue and Toledo, OH. Embraced case: STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 97), Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Co.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Norfolk Southern Railway Co. in Cleveland, OH. Embraced case: STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 98), Norfolk Southern Railway Co.—Trackage Rights Exemption—Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Co. Between Clairton, PA and Bellevue, OH. Embraced case: STB Finance Docket No. 33388 (Sub-No. 99), Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Co.—Petition for Exemption—Purchase of the Toledo Pivot Bridge—Norfolk Southern Railway Co. Embraced case: STB Finance Docket No. 32516 (Sub-No. 1), Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Co.—Lease and Operation Exemption—Norfolk and Western Railway Co.’s Dock at Huron, OH. Embraced case: STB Finance Docket No. 32525 (Sub-No. 1), Wheeling & Erie Railway Co.-Trackage Rights Exemption-Norfolk and Western Railway. STB Finance Docket No. 34483, SMS Rail Service, Inc.—Petition for Declaratory Order. STB Finance Docket No. 32760 (SubNo. 43), Union Pacific Corporation, Union Pacific Railroad Company, and Missouri Pacific Railroad CompanyControl and Merger—Southern Pacific Rail Corporation, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company, SPCSL Corp., and The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company (Arbitration Review). STB Finance Docket No. 34633, Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co.— Acquisition Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company. STB Docket No. AB–444 (Sub-No. 1X), Lamoille Valley Railroad Company—Abandonment and Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption—in Caledonia, Washington, Orleans, Lamoille, and Franklin Counties, VT. STB Docket No. AB–68 (Sub-No. 4X), Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad Company—Abandonment Exemption— in Marquette County, MI. PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2923 STB Docket No. AB–882, Minnesota Commercial Railway Company— Adverse Discontinuance—in Ramsey County, MN. Embraced case: STB Docket No. AB– 884, MT Properties, Inc.—Adverse Abandonment—in Ramsey County, MN. STB Ex Parte No. 656, Motor Carrier Bureaus—Periodic Review Proceeding. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Dennis Watson, Office of Congressional and Public Services, Telephone: (202) 565–1596, FIRS: 1–800–877–8339. Dated: January 12, 2005. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1003 Filed 1–13–05; 11:12 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–290 (Sub-No. 242X)] Norfolk Southern Railway Company— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—Between Newark and Kearny, NJ, in Essex and Hudson Counties, NJ Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F— Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a 10.0-mile line of railroad between milepost WD–2.2 in Newark, NJ, and milepost WD–8.4 in Kearny, NJ (which is a segment of a branch line known as the Boonton line), and between milepost NK–4.3 and milepost NK–8.1 on the adjacent Newark Industrial Track in Essex and Hudson Counties, NJ. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 07029, 07032, 07094, 07099, 07102– 07108, 07112 and 07114. NSR has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic can be rerouted over other lines; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the line (or by a State or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication) and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the discontinuance shall be protected under E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 2924 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 18, 2005 / Notices Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be effective on February 17, 2005,1 unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay and formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2) 2 must be filed by January 28, 2005. Petitions to reopen must be filed by February 7, 2005, with: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to NSR’s representative: James R. Paschall, General Attorney, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: January 7, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–811 Filed 1–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 1 Because this is a discontinuance of service proceeding and not an abandonment, there is no need to provide an opportunity for trail use/rail banking or public use condition requests. Likewise, no environmental or historic documentation is required under 49 CFR 1105.6(c)(6) and 1105.8. 2 Effective October 31, 2004, the filing fee for an OFA increased to $1,200. See Regulations Governing Fees and Services Performed in Connection with Licensing and Related Services— 2004 Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 11) (STB served Oct. 1, 2004). VerDate jul<14>2003 11:51 Jan 14, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request January 10, 2005. 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Lackey, Jr., (202) 395–7316, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Lois K. Holland, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–924 Filed 1–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Secretary Notice of Call for Redemption: 10 Percent Treasury Bonds of 2005–10 1. As of January 14, 2005, public notice is hereby given that all outstanding 10 percent Treasury Bonds of 2005–10 (CUSIP No. 912810 CP 1) dated May 15, 1980, due May 15, 2010, are hereby called for redemption at par on May 15, 2005, on which date interest on such bonds will cease. 2. Full information regarding the presentation and surrender of such bonds held in coupon and registered form for redemption under this call will be found in Department of the Treasury Circular No. 300 dated March 4, 1973, as amended (31 CFR part 306), and from the Definitives Section of the Bureau of the Public Debt (telephone (304) 480– 7936), and on the Bureau of the Public Debt’s Web site, http:// www.publicdebt.treas.gov. 3. Redemption payments for such bonds held in book-entry form, whether on the books of the Federal Reserve Banks or in Treasury-Direct accounts, will be made automatically on May 15, 2005. Donald V. Hammond, Fiscal Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–780 Filed 1–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–40–M E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. AB-290 (Sub-No. 242X)]


Norfolk Southern Railway Company--Discontinuance of Service 
Exemption--Between Newark and Kearny, NJ, in Essex and Hudson Counties, 
NJ

    Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) has filed a notice of 
exemption under 49 CFR part 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments and 
Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over a 10.0-mile line 
of railroad between milepost WD-2.2 in Newark, NJ, and milepost WD-8.4 
in Kearny, NJ (which is a segment of a branch line known as the Boonton 
line), and between milepost NK-4.3 and milepost NK-8.1 on the adjacent 
Newark Industrial Track in Essex and Hudson Counties, NJ. The line 
traverses United States Postal Service Zip Codes 07029, 07032, 07094, 
07099, 07102-07108, 07112 and 07114.
    NSR has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the 
line for at least 2 years; (2) any overhead traffic can be rerouted 
over other lines; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail 
service on the line (or by a State or local government entity acting on 
behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the line 
either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with 
any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant 
within the 2-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 
(newspaper publication) and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to 
governmental agencies) have been met.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected 
by the discontinuance shall be protected under

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Oregon Short Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To 
address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, 
a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be 
filed.
    Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of 
financial assistance (OFA) has been received, this exemption will be 
effective on February 17, 2005,\1\ unless stayed pending 
reconsideration. Petitions to stay and formal expressions of intent to 
file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2) \2\ must be filed by January 28, 
2005. Petitions to reopen must be filed by February 7, 2005, with: 
Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-
0001.
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    \1\ Because this is a discontinuance of service proceeding and 
not an abandonment, there is no need to provide an opportunity for 
trail use/rail banking or public use condition requests. Likewise, 
no environmental or historic documentation is required under 49 CFR 
1105.6(c)(6) and 1105.8.
    \2\ Effective October 31, 2004, the filing fee for an OFA 
increased to $1,200. See Regulations Governing Fees and Services 
Performed in Connection with Licensing and Related Services--2004 
Update, STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 11) (STB served Oct. 1, 2004).
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    A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to NSR's 
representative: James R. Paschall, General Attorney, Norfolk Southern 
Railway Company, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: January 7, 2005.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-811 Filed 1-14-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P