Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor, 14752 [05-5740]

Download as PDF 14752 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 55 / Wednesday, March 23, 2005 / Notices windshield post to meet the requirements of this standard. Standard No. 118 Power-Operated Window, Partition, and Roof Panel Systems: Inspection of all vehicles and rewiring the vehicle’s systems, as required, to ensure compliance with the requirements of the standard. Standard No. 208 Occupant Crash Protection: Installation, on vehicles that are not already so equipped, of: (a) Seat belt warning buzzer and warning light systems wired to the seat belt latch; (b) U.S.-model knee bolsters; and (c) U.S.model door-anchored automatic shoulder belts at front outboard seating positions on vehicles manufactured on or after September 1, 1989. The petitioner also states that the vehicles are equipped with combination lap and shoulder belts at the outboard front and seating positions. These seat belts are self-tensioning and capable of being released by means of a single red push button. Standard No. 209 Seat Belt Assemblies: Inspection of all vehicles and installation of U.S.-model seat belt assemblies on vehicles that are not already so equipped. Standard No. 210 Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages: Inspection of all vehicles and replacement of any non-U.S.-model seat belt anchorages with U.S.-model components on vehicles that are not already so equipped. Standard No. 214 Side Impact Protection: Inspection of all vehicles and installation of U.S.-model door reinforcements on vehicles that are not already so equipped. Standard No. 301 Fuel System Integrity: Inspection of all vehicles and installation of U.S.-model fuel system components on vehicles that are not already so equipped. In addition, inspection of all vehicles and installation of U.S.-model bumper and bumper support structure components, on vehicles that are not already so equipped, to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Bumper Standard found in 49 CFR part 581. Interested persons are invited to submit comments on the petition described above. Comments should refer to the docket number and be submitted to: Docket Management, Room PL–401, 400 Seventh St., SW., Washington, DC 20590. (Docket hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) It is requested but not required that 10 copies be submitted. All comments received before the close of business on the closing date indicated above will be considered, and will be available for examination in the docket at the above address both before and after that date. To the extent VerDate jul<14>2003 16:27 Mar 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 possible, comments filed after the closing date will also be considered. Notice of final action on the petition will be published in the Federal Register pursuant to the authority indicated below. By the Board, Chairman Nober, Vice Chairman Buttrey, and Commissioner Mulvey. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–5740 Filed 3–22–05; 8:45 am] Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A) and (b)(1); 49 CFR 593.8; delegations of authority at 49 CFR 1.50 and 501.8. BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Claude H. Harris, Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance. [FR Doc. 05–5762 Filed 3–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub–No. 5) (2005– 2)] Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor AGENCY: ACTION: Surface Transportation Board. Approval of rail cost adjustment factor. SUMMARY: The Board has approved the second quarter 2005 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The second quarter 2005 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.149. The second quarter 2005 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.563. The second quarter 2005 RCAF–5 is 0.537. DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2005. Mac Frampton, (202) 565–1541. [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. PO 00000 Decided: March 17, 2005. Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–771X] Mount Vernon Terminal Railway Company L.L.C.—Abandonment Exemption-in Skagit County, WA Mount Vernon Terminal Railway Company L.L.C. (MVT) has filed a notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1152 Subpart F—Exempt Abandonments to abandon and discontinue service on the southern portion of its line of railroad between milepost 0.369 and milepost 1.172, in the City of Mount Vernon, in Skagit County, WA, a distance of 4,240 feet. The line traverses United States Postal Service Zip Code 98273. MVT has certified that: (1) No local traffic has moved over the line for at least 2 years; (2) there is no overhead traffic to 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 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 1105.7 (environmental reports), 49 CFR 1105.8 (historic reports), 49 CFR 1105.11 (transmittal letter), 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 abandonment shall be protected under 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 April 22, 2005, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,1 1 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Ex Parte No. 290 (Sub-No. 5) (2005-2)]


Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Approval of rail cost adjustment factor.

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SUMMARY: The Board has approved the second quarter 2005 rail cost 
adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of 
American Railroads. The second quarter 2005 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.149. 
The second quarter 2005 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.563. The second quarter 
2005 RCAF-5 is 0.537.

DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mac Frampton, (202) 565-1541. [Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: 1-800-877-
8339.]

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: March 17, 2005.

    By the Board, Chairman Nober, Vice Chairman Buttrey, and 
Commissioner Mulvey.
Vernon A. Williams,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-5740 Filed 3-22-05; 8:45 am]
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