Calumet Transload and Railroad, LLC-Lease and Operation Exemption-Rail Line of Calumet Transfer, LLC, 3257-3258 [05-1210]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 13 / Friday, January 21, 2005 / Notices because all of the carriers involved are Class III carriers. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34641, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on RoseMichele Weinryb, Esq., Weiner Brodsky Sidman Kider PC, 1300 19th St., NW., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20036– 1609. Board decisions and notices are available on our website at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: January 12, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1112 Filed 1–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34640] Central Washington Railroad Company—Lease and Operation Exemption—The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company Central Washington Railroad Company (CWA), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to lease, from The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF), and operate approximately 41.57 miles of rail line extending: (1) From approximately milepost 33.5 at or near Gibbon, WA, to approximately milepost 63.5 at or near Granger, WA; (2) from approximately milepost 0.0 at or near Yakima, WA, to approximately milepost 2.97 at or near Fruitvale, WA; (3) from approximately milepost 0.0 at or near Yakima to approximately milepost 8.6 at or near Moxee City, WA, as well as certain related yard, industry, side and spur tracks (including the Boise Spur). In addition, CWA will acquire by assignment from BNSF certain incidental trackage rights over the lines of the Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) 1 as follows: (1) At Biggam, WA, 1 The assignment of the incidental trackage rights over the UP lines is subject to the consent of UP, VerDate jul<14>2003 14:11 Jan 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 from approximately UP milepost 48.2 to approximately UP milepost 49.52; (2) at Grandview, WA, from approximately UP milepost 57.3 at Elm Street to approximately UP milepost 58.75; (3) at Midvale, WA, from approximately UP milepost 62.75 to approximately UP milepost 63.75 (4) from approximately UP milepost 73.4 at Granger, WA, to approximately UP milepost 78.5 at Zillah, WA ; (5) at Sunnyside, WA, from approximately UP milepost 0.0 to approximately UP milepost 3.21, which trackage rights provide CWA with limited access to UP customers from the CWA leased line from Granger to Gibbon, WA;2 and (6) from approximately UP milepost 94.5 at Union Gap, WA, to approximately UP milepost 98.07 at the end of the line at Yakima (as well as the yard tracks in UP’s Yakima Yard) (Union Gap Trackage), which will provide CWA with limited access to UP customers.3 CWA will also acquire incidental overhead trackage rights from BNSF over the BNSF line at Yakima from approximately milepost 89.0 to approximately milepost 92.0 (as well as adjacent running and yard tracks), which connect the separate elements of the CWA leased lines at Yakima, provide interchange acess with BNSF at BNSF’s Yakima Yard, and facilitate CWA reaching the Union Gap Trackage. This transaction is related to STB Finance Docket No. 34641, Nicholas B. Temple and Eric Temple—Control Exemption—Central Washington Railroad Company wherein Nicholas B. Temple and Eric Temple have filed a verified notice of exemption to control CWA upon its becoming a Class III rail carrier. CWA certifies that its projected revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and states that such revenues will not exceed $5 million annually. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on or after December 29, 2004. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34640, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 which was anticipated to occur on or before December 30, 2004. 2 This UP traffic will be interchanged with BNSF at Gibbon. 3 This UP traffic will be interchanged with BNSF at BNSF’s Yakima Yard. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3257 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on RoseMichele Weinryb, Esq., Weiner Brodsky Sidman Kider PC, 1300 19th St., NW., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20036– 1609. Board decisions and notices are available on our website at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: January 12, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1111 Filed 1–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34639] Calumet Transload and Railroad, LLC—Lease and Operation Exemption—Rail Line of Calumet Transfer, LLC Calumet Transload and Railroad, LLC (CTRR), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to lease, from Calumet Transfer, LLC (CT), also a noncarrier, and operate a 1-mile line of railroad located on property owned by CT abutting the Calumet River in Chicago, IL. CTRR certifies that its projected revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on January 1, 2005. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34639, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on David C. Dillon, Dillon & Nash, Ltd., 111 West Washington Street, Suite 719, Chicago, IL 60602. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: January 12, 2005. E:\FR\FM\21JAN1.SGM 21JAN1 3258 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 13 / Friday, January 21, 2005 / Notices By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1210 Filed 1–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34642] Locust Valley Coal Company d/b/a Locust Valley Line—Acquisition Exemption—Rail Lines in Schuykill County, PA Locust Valley Coal Company d/b/a Locust Valley Line (Locust Valley), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire approximately 5 miles of rail line owned by Locust Valley, between milepost 0.0, at Laurel Jct. (also known as Maria Jct.) in Delano Township, and milepost 5.5, beyond Newton Jct., south of Mahanoy City, in Schuykill County, PA. Locust Valley states that the line is currently out of service and there is no operator for the line at this time.1 However, Locust Valley is in the process of rehabilitating the rail line for service, and developing and marketing the adjacent property along the line to potential shippers. Locust Valley also states that it does not intend to operate the line, but that it intends to lease the rail line to an existing Class III carrier which will provide common carrier service over the subject line.2 Locust Valley certifies that its projected annual revenues will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and that its annual revenues are not projected to exceed $5 million. Consummation of the transaction was scheduled to take place on or after December 30, 2004, the effective date of the exemption (7 days after the exemption was filed). If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. 1 It appears that the line has been out of service for many years and was never abandoned. According to Locust, service has been provided over a 1-mile section near Laurel Jct., as a spur to serve one customer. 2 According to Locust Valley, a request for authority to lease and operate the line will be filed separately with the Board prior to restoration of service. Locust Valley states that at that time it will have a residual common carrier obligation only. VerDate jul<14>2003 14:11 Jan 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34642, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Eric M. Hocky, Esquire, Gollatz, Griffin & Ewing, P.C., Four Penn Center, Suite 200, 1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19103–2808. Board decisions and notices are available on the Board’s website at ‘‘http://www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: January 12, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1110 Filed 1–19–05; 8:45 am] Docket No. 34643, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Eric M. Hocky, Four Penn Center, Suite 200, 1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19103–2808. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: January 12, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1008 Filed 1–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Departmental Offices; Debt Management Advisory Committee Meeting Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34643] Central New York Railroad Corporation—Lease and Operation Exemption—Norfolk Southern Railway Company Central New York Railroad Corporation (CNY), a Class III carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to lease and operate approximately 123.1 miles of rail line currently owned by Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) between milepost 89.9 at or near Port Jervis, NY, and milepost 213.0 at Binghamton, NY, in Broome, Sullivan, Delaware and Orange, Counties, NY, and Pike and Susquehanna, Counties, PA.1 NS is retaining overhead trackage rights over the line. CNY certifies that its projected revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier and that its total annual revenues after the transaction will not exceed $5 million. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on or after December 31, 2004 (more than 7 days after the exemption was filed). If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance 1 CNY indicates that it has entered into an agreement with NS for CNY’s lease of the line. PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. App. 2 § 10(a)(2), that a meeting will be held at the Hay-Adams Hotel, 16th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, on February 1, 2005 at 1 p.m. of the following debt management advisory committee: Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee of The Bond Market Association (‘‘Committee’’). The agenda for the meeting provides for a charge by the Secretary of the Treasury or his designate that the Committee discuss particular issues, and a working session. Following the working session, the Committee will present a written report of its recommendations. The meeting will be closed to the public, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. App. 2 section 10(d) and Public Law 103–202, § 202(c)(1)(B) (31 U.S.C. 3121 note). This notice shall constitute my determination, pursuant to the authority placed in heads of agencies by 5 U.S.C. App. 2 section 10(d) and vested in me by Treasury Department Order No. 101– 05, that the meeting will consist of discussions and debates of the issues presented to the Committee by the Secretary of the Treasury, pursuant to Public Law 103–202, section 202(c)(1)(B). Thus, this information is exempt from disclosure under that provision and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3)(B). In addition, the meeting is concerned with information that is exempt from disclosure under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(A). The public interest requires that such meetings be closed to the public because the Treasury Department requires frank and full advice from representatives of E:\FR\FM\21JAN1.SGM 21JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 13 (Friday, January 21, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3257-3258]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-1210]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34639]


Calumet Transload and Railroad, LLC--Lease and Operation 
Exemption--Rail Line of Calumet Transfer, LLC

    Calumet Transload and Railroad, LLC (CTRR), a noncarrier, has filed 
a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to lease, from 
Calumet Transfer, LLC (CT), also a noncarrier, and operate a 1-mile 
line of railroad located on property owned by CT abutting the Calumet 
River in Chicago, IL.
    CTRR certifies that its projected revenues as a result of this 
transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III 
rail carrier. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on 
January 1, 2005.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption 
under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a 
petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction.
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB 
Finance Docket No. 34639, must be filed with the Surface Transportation 
Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a 
copy of each pleading must be served on David C. Dillon, Dillon & Nash, 
Ltd., 111 West Washington Street, Suite 719, Chicago, IL 60602.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
``www.stb.dot.gov.''

    Decided: January 12, 2005.


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    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-1210 Filed 1-19-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P