BNSF Railway Company 1, 5510 [05-1908]

Download as PDF 5510 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 21 / Wednesday, February 2, 2005 / Notices Proposed adoption of a Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures productivity adjustment. ACTION: The Surface Transportation Board proposes to adopt 1.035 (3.5%) as the measure of average change in railroad productivity for the 1999–2003 (5-year) period. The current value of 2.2% was developed for the 1998 to 2002 period. SUMMARY: DATES: Comments are due February 16, 2005. The proposed productivity adjustment is effective March 3, 2005. EFFECTIVE DATE: Send comments (an original and 10 copies) referring to STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub-No. 4) to: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. ADDRESSES: H. Jeff Warren, (202) 565–1533. Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: 1–800–877–8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the Board’s decision, which is available on our Web site http://www.stb.dot.gov. To purchase a copy of the full decision, write to, e-mail or call the Board’s contractor, ASAP Document Solutions; 9332 Annapolis Rd., Suite 103, Lanham, MD 20706; e-mail asapdc@verizon.net; phone (202) 306–4004. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS: 1–800–877–8339.] This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or energy conservation. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), we conclude that our action will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Decided: January 25, 2005. By the Board, Chairman Nober, ViceChairman Buttrey, and Commissioner Mulvey. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1909 Filed 2–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34652] BNSF Railway Company 1—Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) over UP’s rail line between Stockton, CA, UP milepost 88.90 (Fresno Subdivision) and Bakersfield, CA, UP milepost 313.6 (Mojave Subdivision), a distance of approximately 225 miles. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on January 23, 2005, and the temporary trackage rights are intended to expire on February 5, 2005. The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to allow BNSF to bridge its train service while its main lines are out of service due to programmed track, roadbed, and structural maintenance. As a condition to this exemption, any employee affected by the acquisition of the temporary trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.—Trackage Rights—BN, 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.— Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980), and, in accordance with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in United Transportation UnionGeneral Committee of Adjustment (GO– 386) v. Surface Transportation Board, No. 03–1212, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 6496 (D.C. Cir. Apr. 6, 2004), any employee affected by the discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the conditions set out in Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). If it 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. 34652, 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 Sarah W. 1 Effective January 20, 2005, the name of ‘‘The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company’’ was changed to ‘‘BNSF Railway Company.’’ VerDate jul<14>2003 14:19 Feb 01, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bailiff, The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, PO Box 961039, Fort Worth, TX 76161–0039. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: January 26, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1908 Filed 2–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [REG–154000–04] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning proposed rulemaking regulations, REG– 154000–04 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking) Diesel Fuel and Kerosene Excise Tax; Dye Injection. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 4, 2005 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Paul Finger, Internal Revenue Service, room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Larnice Mack at Internal Revenue Service, room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–3179, or through the Internet at (Larnice.Mack@irs.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Diesel Fuel and Kerosene Excise Tax; Dye Injection. OMB Number: 1545–1418. Regulation Project Number: REG– 154000–04. E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 21 (Wednesday, February 2, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 5510]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Finance Docket No. 34652]


BNSF Railway Company \1\--Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption--
Union Pacific Railroad Company

    Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) has agreed to grant temporary 
overhead trackage rights to the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) over UP's 
rail line between Stockton, CA, UP milepost 88.90 (Fresno Subdivision) 
and Bakersfield, CA, UP milepost 313.6 (Mojave Subdivision), a distance 
of approximately 225 miles.
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    \1\ Effective January 20, 2005, the name of ``The Burlington 
Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company'' was changed to ``BNSF 
Railway Company.''
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    The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on January 23, 
2005, and the temporary trackage rights are intended to expire on 
February 5, 2005. The purpose of the temporary trackage rights is to 
allow BNSF to bridge its train service while its main lines are out of 
service due to programmed track, roadbed, and structural maintenance.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee affected by the 
acquisition of the temporary trackage rights will be protected by the 
conditions imposed in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.--Trackage Rights--BN, 
354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.--Lease 
and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980), and, in accordance with the 
decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of 
Columbia Circuit in United Transportation Union-General Committee of 
Adjustment (GO-386) v. Surface Transportation Board, No. 03-1212, 2004 
U.S. App. LEXIS 6496 (D.C. Cir. Apr. 6, 2004), any employee affected by 
the discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the 
conditions set out in Oregon Short Line R. Co.--Abandonment--Goshen, 
360 I.C.C. 91 (1979).
    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). If it 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. 34652, 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 Sarah W. Bailiff, The 
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, PO Box 961039, Fort 
Worth, TX 76161-0039.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:/
/www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: January 26, 2005.

    By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-1908 Filed 2-1-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P